The latest on social housing finance, including news, views and analysis on lending, bonds, institutional investment, grant rates, affordable rent, and regulation.
Efficiencies and rents underpin record surplus, say London landlords
A recommendation from a Labour-commissioned review that ‘affordable’ rents reflect local incomes will be too costly and difficult for councils to achieve, experts have warned.
Addressing the worldwide shortage of affordable housing could cost $16 trillion by 2025, a global consultancy has estimated.
Social landlords need to step up and make sure that social housing isn’t forgotten in the debates about the housing crisis
Social landlords should not repeat past mistakes by valuing cost over quality
Aman Sahota from Lewis Silkin argues that a new ‘use class’ in planning regulations is not the way to encourage institutions to invest in the private rented sector
Could we invent a worse system of taxing housing than the one we have now?