Aster Group secures £250m sustainability bond

Housing association Aster Group has priced its first £250m Sustainability Bond under the group’s new European Medium-Term Notes (EMTN) programme with the proceeds bolstering its fund for developing new affordable housing. The 15-year bond, which was four times oversubscribed, comprised... View Article

273 homes planned for new Buckinghamshire development

An award-winning housebuilder has confirmed it has completed on a proposed development of 273 new homes in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire. Redrow Thames Valley has completed on a 33-acre site off Churchway in Haddenham, just six miles south-west of Aylesbury. With outline... View Article

The transition to greener housing

Climate change remains a huge global issue – and it’s one that the UK Government is planning on tackling. To do this, it’s important to focus on the energy used in our homes. With the heating of buildings creating as... View Article

2021 Housing Predictions

As we enter 2021, home has never been more important. In the last twelve months, many residents have endured health worries, financial uncertainty, and social distancing. Despite the challenges, housing associations have continued to adapt and innovate to provide a... View Article

StepChange welcomes eviction ban extension

Charity urges same principle for bailiffs during lockdown StepChange Debt Charity welcomes the extension of the rental evictions ban, which is the only appropriate response in the midst of the current public health crisis. StepChange urges the Government to recognise... View Article

Creating a multipurpose space in the home

In 2020, we had to adapt our home environments quickly in order to cope with a new way of working. The pace of the change took many of us by surprise; we had to hurriedly convert spare bedrooms into offices,... View Article