The latest on social housing finance, including news, views and analysis on lending, bonds, institutional investment, grant rates, affordable rent, and regulation.
A social landlord has secured £200 million of capital funding for its private rented subsidiary from the investment arm of a Middle East emirate.
Nearly half of mortgage lenders and brokers surveyed believe spiralling house prices will force the government to pull the plug early on the help to buy scheme.
Three homelessness centres in Birmingham could be set for £3 million of refurbishment and upgrade work, if a report to the council’s cabinet is approved.
The news that Vince Cable is ready to probe the £4.5 billion threat to the sector’s finances should be met with cautious optimism, writes Pete Apps
Bonds and lease-based funding are becoming viable alternatives to high street banks, says Derek Hogg
In the furore over the help to buy mortgage guarantee scheme, its equity loan counterpart has escaped much scrutiny. A report out today changes that.
On today’s fifth anniversary of record low interest rates all the talk is about how savers have lost out to borrowers. It should also be about renters and owners.