Peter Bedford Housing Association’s Biennial Impact Report 2020-2022

November 25, 2022 by  
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Read Peter Bedford Housing Association’s Biannual Impact Report for 2020-2022, “A New Way Forward: Tackling Loneliness and Building Inclusion“. The report looks at the work done by the staff and volunteers during the pandemic years. It highlights the efforts made to create a community and look after their vulnerable tenants in north London.

SASC makes a second investment in Peter Bedford Housing Association in London

November 17, 2022 by  
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Peter Bedford Housing Association (PBHA), has received a second social investment loan of £1.652m from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) to expand its portfolio of supported housing in Newham, London. Set up in 1971, PBHA is a Registered Provider (Housing Association) and provides housing with support and access to community activities, training and employment for […]

SASC invests £2.8m in The Benjamin Foundation to buy properties for young people facing homelessness in East Anglia

November 11, 2022 by  
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The Benjamin Foundation, a charity that supports young people and families across Norfolk and Suffolk to overcome big challenges in their lives, has received a social investment loan of £2.8 million from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC). The loan from SASC’s Social and Sustainable Housing fund (SASH) will enable The Benjamin Foundation to buy 10 […]

SASC launches SASH II, its second fund delivering supported accommodation across the UK

November 1, 2022 by  
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Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) has launched its second housing fund, Social and Sustainable Housing II (SASH II) with almost £35m of commitments. The fund will allow SASC to continue providing loans to best in class social landlords. With a target size of £125m, the fund aims to help over 30 organisations purchase 1,000 properties, […]

A social investment journey – the team at CCP tells us what they have learnt since taking their first loan

October 27, 2022 by  
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Caring for Communities and People (CCP) took a £2.85m loan from SASC in 2020 to buy housing for vulnerable young people. This autumn they bought their final property using this investment. The team at CCP used this milestone as an opportunity to reflect on the impact that social investment has had and what they learnt […]

SASC makes third investment of £2m to Target Housing to support people at risk of homeless in Yorkshire and the Humber

October 19, 2022 by  
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Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) has made a third investment of £2m to Target Housing, a charity and social landlord working with vulnerable groups across Yorkshire and the Humber. Established in 1990, Target Housing provides accommodation and support to vulnerable and homeless people who have difficulties sustaining a tenancy. This includes people with complex needs, […]

Why alternatives to prison are needed for women. A blog by Lady Edwina Grosvenor, Chair of One Small Thing

October 14, 2022 by  
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Hope Street is a trailblazing new alternative to prison for women   Lady Edwina Grosvenor is an inspirational philanthropist and tireless prison reformer and the founder and Chair of One Small Thing, a charity dedicated to redesigning the justice system for women and their children in a way that can be replicated and scaled up across […]

SASC invests £4.1m in Oasis Domestic Abuse to fund the purchase of properties to support people escaping domestic abuse

October 12, 2022 by  
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Oasis Domestic Abuse (Oasis), a Kent based charity that has been supporting domestic abuse victims for more than 25 years, has received a social investment loan of £4.1 million from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC). The loan from SASC’s Social and Sustainable Housing fund (SASH) will fund the purchase of 22 properties, providing 32 bed […]

SASC invests £2.7m in Welsh domestic abuse charity Thrive Women’s Aid

October 3, 2022 by  
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Thrive Women’s Aid, a charity that has supported women and their children affected by domestic abuse in Neath Port Talbot for 42 years, has received a social investment loan of £2.7 million from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) to modernise and transform its accommodation and support services. The loan from SASC’s Social and Sustainable Housing […]

SASC launches its 2021 Impact Report

September 28, 2022 by  
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SASC invests £380k in One Small Thing to develop accommodation in Hampshire for women involved in the justice system

August 17, 2022 by  
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One Small Thing, a charity dedicated to redesigning the justice system for women and their children, has received a social investment loan of £380k from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC). The loan, from SASC’s Community Investment Fund, is enabling the charity to develop five en-suite bedrooms in Southampton, to provide the first move on accommodation […]

SASC invests £2.75m in Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid for them to buy homes to support women escaping domestic violence

August 16, 2022 by  
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Bromley and Croydon Women’s Aid (BCWA), a domestic abuse charity and a registered supported housing provider, has received a social investment loan of £2.75 million from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC). The loan from SASC’s Social and Sustainable Housing fund (SASH) will allow BCWA to purchase 11 residential properties for use as supported housing. These […]

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