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Response to MHCLG green paper, A New Deal for Social Housing

Social issue | 

Big Society Capital’s purpose is to improve the lives of people in the UK by connecting social investment to charities and social enterprises. Housing is an area of strategic focus for us, with the goal of creating a fairer housing market where people, particularly vulnerable people, are able to live in secure and affordable homes and communities.

We were therefore very pleased to see the social housing green paper’s recognition of the role of social investment in boosting the supply of social housing to date. Social investment is already contributing to the solution by partnering with housing associations, developing new financial instruments to connect more capital to the sector and supporting specialist and smaller housing providers.

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Last updated | 
7 November 2018