The Riverside Group is planning a £250m public bond issuance after joining Affinity Sutton and Bromford Group as one of the strongest Moody’s-rated providers in the sector.
Scotland’s biggest landlord has raised £300m on the bond market - including £50m retained - at 160 bps over the gilt and an all-in cost of 4.42 per cent.
Herefordshire Housing Limited (HHL) has secured £120m of funding at 138 basis points over the reference gilt and an all-in cost of 4.193 per cent.
Two-bedroom properties in borough of Westminster prove most costly in England
Sales across England fell by 10 per cent in the last financial year, with a slowdown in supply in the capital resulting in the largest decreases.
Analysis of social housing units also shows high RP numbers in certain LA areas.
Housing associations have matured as businesses and social providers: it is time for a new contract between the grant-givers and grant-takers…
There is strong appetite out there among investors for ‘alternative sectors’: affordable housing, PRS, student housing, and healthcare.How can we take advantage to boost the volume of new build?
At a seminar recently a bank commented that they would like a housing association to fail. This got me thinking…
More needs to be done to help all housing associations – big and small – better understand alternative finance, while an open dialogue around bank covenants could help unlock capacity.
If the main recurring story of the last year has been ‘who is issuing a bond this week’, then running a close second must be who has announced merger plans.