Charitable bond funding for affordable homes increased to £40m

In an effort to help deliver its affordable housing target, the Scottish Government has increased its budget for investment in charitable bonds in this next financial year to £40 million.

Published 21 February 2019

Charitable bond investment programme given extra £15m boost

The Scottish Government has delivered more action to increase the delivery of affordable housing with the announcement of a £15 million increase to its charitable bond investment programme.

Published 20 March 2018

Housing minister visits Hillcrest affordable housing development in Dundee

Minister for local government and housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, was in Dundee yesterday to visit the site of a new affordable housing development which will bring 163 new homes to the city.

Published 22 February 2018

Allia passes £250m milestone of bonds to support charities and deliver social impact

More than a quarter of a billion pounds has been raised by independent not-for-profit Allia to help tackle global and local issues such as unemployment, social exclusion and affordable housing – with half that sum (£125 million) being issued in 2017 alone.

Published 30 January 2018

Kingdom completes £18m housing project in Kincardine

The final phase of a major affordable housing development in Kincardine, Fife, has been completed by Kingdom Housing Association after a multi-million pound construction project.

Published 29 January 2018

Innovative funding scheme contributes £15m to 50,000 affordable homes target

More than £15 million for affordable housing projects has been raised through an innovative funding scheme, supporting the development of over 200 homes for social rent across the country.

Published 6 November 2017

Allia awarded new £25m bond contract by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has awarded a new contract to Allia with a commitment to invest a further £25 million in the finance provider’s bond programme for Scottish housing associations.

Published 26 July 2017

£5m investment boost brings 100 new affordable homes to Fife

Kingdom Housing Association is to press ahead with plans to develop 98 homes for rent across Fife after securing a £5 million bond issued as a loan by social investment charity Allia as part of the Scottish Government’s More Homes Scotland strategy.

Published 7 April 2017

£16m investment boost for new homes to rent in Shetland, Borders and Fife

Affordable housing in Shetland, Borders and Fife has received a boost of £16 million this month thanks to Scottish Government investment in charitable bonds.

Published 31 March 2017

£6.8m charitable bond to fund 82 new affordable homes for Govan

South Glasgow is set to benefit from 82 new affordable homes for social rent, helped by £5 million support from an innovative Scottish Government scheme.

Published 1 March 2017

Charitable bond investment to fund 80 affordable homes for Dumfries

Eighty new affordable homes will be built in Dumfries as a result of a £6.8 million investment in charitable bonds.

Published 8 December 2016

Ayrshire Housing completes energy efficient homes in Ayr

A development of 22 flats and houses on the main road into Ayr’s town centre has been officially opened after being delivered by Ayrshire Housing.

Published 8 September 2016

Charitable bond used to fund 50 affordable homes for Fort William

Lochaber Housing Association is to build 50 affordable homes in the Fort William area thanks to the first allocation of this year’s charitable bond funding from social investment charity Allia.

Published 22 August 2016

Housing associations spell out Allia funding plans

The first beneficiaries of a £50 million investment in charitable bonds issued by social investment charity Allia have detailed to Scottish Housing News how they intend to use the funding to provide hundreds of new homes.

Published 18 March 2016

£50m charitable bond to deliver hundreds of affordable homes

The Scottish Government has unveiled a £50 million investment in charitable bonds over the next two years to provide support for almost 1,000 new homes.

Published 17 March 2016