PRESS RELEASE: 27 February 2013 Houses4Homes which operates from offices in Congleton, Cheshire has appointed an experienced finance and operations director, as the business prepares to deliver its first tranche of funding for social housing development. Barry Ludlow, form... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: 16 January 2012 **Deadline for applications is 7 March 2013** Houses4Homes (H4H) has opened its doors for developers and contractors to make substantial funding applications with successful bidders also in the hat for preferred contractor status. H4H, ... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: 6 December 2012 It was with disappointment and disbelief that hard pressed families in Britain listened to Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement statement. With a least 250,000 new houses a year required to meet Britain's housing needs and a grow... read more.
PRESS RELEASE - 15th November 2012 Demand from new build and stock transfers valued in excess of £1.5bn is priming the UK’s first ever social housing residential Real Estate Investment Trust. Now in advance of its institutional fundraising drive, the Houses4Hom... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: 8 November 2012 The company behind Great Britain’s first social housing Real Estate Investment Trust has officially rebranded in advance of its launch. From today, Houses4Homes will be the new trading name of SAF Housing Solutions. Houses4Homes is curr... read more.
Houses4Homes' intention of launching the UK's first social housing Real Estate Investment Trust has not gone unnoticed. The extract below is taken from a note outlining key Government measures aimed at stimulating housing supply. Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)... read more.
Local Authority concerns that a relaxation of section 106 agreements* could render social housing unaffordable illustrate the viability of real estate investment trusts. Houses4Homes, which will shortly launch the UK's first residential REIT to provide finance for up to &po... read more.
6 SEPTEMBER 2012 In preparation for the launch of the Houses4Homes Real Estate Investment Trust, SAF Housing has engaged in stress testing its model. While we test our ability to deliver we have to turn our attention to supply issues not just for the time when we begin full ... read more.
Mark Prisk has been named as the new housing minister, replacing Grant Shapps on a dramatic day of reshuffles in the government. The appointment spells a commitment by the government to action. In his time as construction minister, Mr Prisk has launched the Govern... read more.
Published in Inside Housing 30 August Councils and supported housing providers across the UK are locked in bitter legal disputes over rent levels which are taking so long to resolve that services are facing closure. Hundreds of documents obtained under a freedom of informa... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: 16 AUGUST 2012 SAF Housing Solutions has today begun filling the funding gap in social housing and supported accommodation across the UK. With a multi-million pound, Houses4Homes Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) has commenced the application process for l... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: 23 JULY 2012 Funding and fulfilling supported, extra care and social housing need while providing a safe haven for investments is no mean feat. But at the Houses4Homes seminar on 17 July, this was exactly the proposition put forward with the support of our co... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: 10 JULY 2012 Mazars to support £500m fundraising for UK’s first social housing Real Estate Investment Trust SAF Housing Solutions Limited has appointed one of the country’s leading corporate finance advisers to support the launch of the UK&... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: 1 JULY 2012 One of the primary causes of the shortage in social housing is the current funding model. Given current market conditions, funding structures are uncertain, with fewer government grants available to fund house building. This seminar will cover t... read more.
PRESS RELEASE: MAY 2012 The head of a major funding organisation is urging the government to restore tax breaks for pension funds investing in Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). Phil Shanks, founder of social housing fund provider SAF Housing, wants ministers to encoura... read more.