COVID-19’s legacy of loneliness and isolation
There has been a three-fold rise in the proportion of participants who are ‘always or often’ lonely, from 7% in 2020 to 20% in 2021, according to new longitudinal research by Clarion on the impacts of COVID-19.
Update on the Eastfields Estate
Clarion Housing Group is committed to being open and transparent in all that we do. That is why, when the unacceptable housing conditions experienced by some residents on our Eastfields Estate came to light we resolved to carry out an urgent investigation into what had gone wrong and report its findings.
Clarion and Merton finalise plans for regeneration of Eastfields, High Path and Ravensbury
The final plans for Clarion Housing Group’s £1.3bn regeneration project in the London Borough of Merton have been granted approval by the Council’s Cabinet.
Clarion joins forces with London’s Violence Reduction Unit and other housing associations to deliver targeted support for young people
Clarion Housing Group has announced a new partnership with London’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and eight other housing associations that will work with communities to identify and put in place projects to drive down violence.
Clarion Housing Group raises £300m 30-year sustainable bond
Clarion Housing Group has raised £300 million in a 30-year sustainable bond issue. The 30 year bond was priced at a coupon of 1.875 per cent and was significantly oversubscribed, with over £1 billion in orders.
Clarion Housing Group named as new Strategic Partner for Homes England and commits to 2,000 new affordable homes for London
Clarion Housing Group has been named as a new Strategic Delivery Partner by Homes England, and the Greater London Authority has announced it will provide £240 million in grant to support Clarion in delivering 2,000 new affordable homes in London between 2021-26.
First Clarion homes upgraded as part of Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund demonstrator project
The funds are being used to significantly upgrade 115 of the most energy inefficient Clarion homes in Fenland and Tonbridge and Malling, which currently have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of D or below.
Clarion welcomes a new non-executive director
Clarion is pleased to announce the appointment of a new non-executive director. Preetha McCann joins Clarion’s Housing Association Board, which oversees landlord services.
Clarion reports strong financial performance and record number of new homes completed in 2020/21 Annual Report and Accounts
Despite the challenging operating environment during 2020/21, Clarion Housing Group reports a number of achievements during the year, including a record number of new homes built, and a strong financial performance.