A fund to help solve the housing crisis

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Expect more funds to follow Civitas into social housing

Perhaps the most significant problem in the UK property market is the severe shortage of affordable housing, especially in the social-housing sector. These kinds of properties are highly unlikely to emerge on the green edges of metropolitan Britain, simply because the main private-sector builders don’t want to build them. Someone, somewhere, is going to need to figure out how to fund the cost of building our social-housing infrastructure.