A total of £1.29bn of grant funding has been allocated to more than 200 housing providers across England.
Longhurst Group has sold £25m of retained bonds at an all-in cost of 4.365 per cent.
A retail charity bonds platform which completed its first transaction in July 2014 has the potential to offer capital market issuance to small HAs and providers of supported housing, according to one of its sponsors.
Shared ownership first tranche sales and market activities increased by 42 per cent in 2012/13 while asset sales represented a quarter of HA total net surpluses.
Housing associations incurred £45.5m of impairment charges across almost 2 million units as planning delays impacted some development plans.
British housing providers saw their pre-tax surplus top £2bn for the first time, with results in 2012/13 representing a 7 per cent rise year-on-year.
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