Impact of Covid-19 on Clarion residents - Summary update
Following its 2020 report, Clarion has published a summary update of how Clarion Housing residents are experiencing life during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Clarion Housing Group and NatWest announce £100m sustainability-linked loan
The UK’s largest provider of affordable housing, Clarion Housing Group, announced it has recently secured a new £100 million credit facility provided by NatWest. The facility is structured as a sustainability-linked loan (SLL) where the margin is linked to Clarion achieving certain Social Key Performance Indicators (Social KPI). The facility is also Clarion’s first SONIA linked facility.
Clarion welcomes new Board member Doris Olulode
Clarion Housing Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Doris Olulode to its Group Board, Housing Association Board and Remuneration and Nominations Committee, with effect from 2 April 2021.
Winners of the third William Sutton Prize announced
The winners of the third William Sutton Prize - Ecomotive & SNUG Homes and The Hackney School of Food - have been announced at an awards ceremony which took place virtually on 25 March.
Clarion and local authority partners secure funding to make social homes greener and cheaper to run
Fenland District Council and Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council have successfully secured £4.5million of funding as part of a pilot £50million Government project to improve the energy efficiency of social housing.
Clarion Futures awards more than £500,000 in grants to organisations supporting residents and communities through the pandemic
Since the start of the pandemic, Clarion Futures has awarded more than £500,000 in grants to organisations including food banks, community groups and local charities.
Clarion Housing Group, Hadley Property Group and Brompton Bike Hire launch CYCLE 42, a new cycling initiative for Merton residents
Brompton Bike Hire is joining forces with Clarion Housing Group and Hadley Property Group to open CYCLE 42, the partners’ first ever pop-up cycle hub, offering 50 Brompton folding bicycles to Merton residents on a free 90-day trial basis.
Clare Miller comments on government funding for building safety
Clare Miller, Group Chief Executive of Clarion Housing Group commented “The government announcement today will not resolve this crisis. Whilst the additional funding for the tallest buildings is welcome, MHCLG is failing to provide any additional funding for buildings under 18metres, while requiring that remedial fire safety works take place...