Why continuing to invest in housebuilding makes economic sense

Steve Douglas CROP

The social housing sector continues to raise cash as demand isn’t going away. The government should step in and lend a hand

As sites close down, and the sector conserves cashflow and weighs up the economic consequences of a potential recession, there also is evidence that it is preparing for the recovery.

Earlier this month Optivo announced that it has raised a £250million benchmark bond, and Sanctuary has issued a £350 million bond to develop new homes across England and Scotland which was five times oversubscribed.

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