Finance


The latest on social housing finance, including news, views and analysis on lending, bonds, institutional investment, grant rates, affordable rent, and regulation.

File tab marked Regulations

HCA to outsource viability assessment works

30/10/2014

The English social housing regulator is to outsource viability assessment work for up to 40 housing associations to consultants because of staff shortages.

Money

'Opportunistic' lenders seek to push up spreads of bonds

30/10/2014

Opportunistic lenders have seized on recent turmoil in the pricing of government bonds to push up the cost of housing association debt.

Financial district

Bond smashes sector record for cheapest ever debt

30/10/2014

A £198.5m bond has smashed the sector record for the cheapest ever debt.

More finance news

Former chief executive, Tenant Service Authority

Getting away with it

30/10/2014

Desperately needed affordable homes are being lost because developers claim it’s no longer viable to fund them

Sasha Butterworth small

Time to re-evaluate pensions

29/10/2014

Social landlords who are part of the Social Housing Pension Scheme should ask themselves if they want to move away from defined benefits

JUles Birch small

Brave new world

27/10/2014

Guess what the total value of government financial instruments to support new homes will be by 2021.

Editor, Inside Housing

Out of sight, out of mind

24/10/2014

Social landlords need to step up and make sure that social housing isn’t forgotten in the debates about the housing crisis

More opinion

Our specialists

Who to talk to about the subjects covered on this page.

Pete Apps

Pete Apps

Reporter

Email


Follow Pete Apps on Twitter