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Social Housing Finance

Social Housing Finance


Our Housing Finance team are specialists in the social housing sector. We use our vast experience of acting for borrowers and funders in the sector to help clients develop and complete effective funding solutions. As an integral part of one of the UK’s largest social housing teams, our clients benefit from extensive market knowledge, wide ranging experience and a focus on the bigger picture. Our clients include leading housing providers, banks, pension funds, investors, charities and management companies.

We have many years’ experience in supporting clients in all funding scenarios, including bank debt, capital markets (private placements and bonds), institutional finance, structured transactions and securing funder consents as needed. We are adept at leading on complex multi-sector transactions such as mergers and joint ventures to ensure the optimal outcome for our clients.

We work closely with our specialist social housing teams throughout the firm, including: Charging, Charities and Social EnterprisesConstructionCorporate and CommercialInvestment, Governance, Local and Central GovernmentPlanningReal EstateSocial Housing and Tax.

What we can help with

  • Bank funding
  • Capital markets funding (including both public bonds and private placements)
  • Charging
  • Bespoke finance structures
  • Joint ventures, partnerships and SPVs
  • Development and Regeneration
  • Mergers and amalgamations
  • Derivatives
  • Private Rented Sector (PRS) structures
  • Funder consents
  • Governance and vires
  • Security trust structures