News & Announcements
Scottish housing chief sets out challenges facing sector
HOMES for Good has entered 2022 with confidence after safely negotiating the slings
and arrows of the pandemic thus far. But there can be little doubt that, between a
much-publicised housing shortage and proposed legislation to shake up the private letting sector, the social enterprise is facing a challenging environment as the new year unfolds
Social enterprise lettings agency Homes for Good secures £3.5 million to buy dozens of properties
The cash injection is the second made by Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) in Homes for Good, which will use the funds to purchase up to 50 properties in Glasgow and the west of Scotland for people unable to access social housing, or who are at risk of homelessness. The properties will be bought and refurbished to give tenants safe, affordable, and secure homes. Those tenants will also be able to access ongoing support with Homes for Good and its partners..
Homes for Good- Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency- welcomes Big Issue Invest as new partner in £3 million deal
Big Issue Invest signs its largest SEIF II investment to date of £3 million. Deal allows HFG investor Impact Ventures UK (IVUK) to successfully exit ahead of plan. Exit believed to be one of the first and largest social investment exits on record . A ground-breaking social business group which provides high quality social housing has…Read More→.
All female senior management team at the helm of award winning social property business group
Homes for Good, Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency, has celebrated International Womens’s Day (Sunday March 8) by unveiling its all-female senior management team, as part of its ambitious growth plans to grow to 1000 homes within the next 4 years. The Homes for Good (HFG) group, Scotland’s only private sector lettings agency specialising in…Read More→.
2019 Excellence in the Private Rented Sector Winner is Homes For Good
Homes for Good has won the Excellence in the Private Rented Sector award in The CIH Scotland Excellence Awards and our founding director Susan Aktemel was also shortlisted in the Excellence in Leadership and Outstanding Contribution to Housing categories. The Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the creativity, passion and innovation of housing organisations and individuals…Read More→.
Scotland’s first social enterprise lettings agency receives £2.4 million from the National Lottery to expand UK-wide
An award-winning Scottish property management social enterprise, which helps vulnerable housing tenants access quality housing, has been awarded £2.4 million in National Lottery funding to roll out its successful model across the UK. Read more on Firstport – 16 September 2019.
£2.4m boost for social enterprise
Third Force News – 16 September 2019 Homes for Good is set to expand across the UK following an initial successful spell in Scotland Read more here..
Social enterprise bags £2.4m to roll out model UK-wide
In The Scotsman – 16 September 2019 Homes for Good, which specialises in supporting people with limited housing choices including those who are homeless, receive benefits or are on low incomes, has been awarded the multi-million-pound sum from The National Lottery Community Fund. Read more here..
Glasgow housing project given cash to help vulnerable tenants across UK
In the Evening Times – 16 September 2019 The National Lottery has provided a Glasgow-based social enterprise lettings agency with millions in funding to help in their work housing vulnerable tenants. Homes for Good (HFG) has been awarded £2.4million to help them take their work supporting people with limited housing choices, including those who are…Read More→.
£10,000 Cambridge prize for ‘achievement and ambition’ in social enterprise
£10,000 Cambridge prize for ‘achievement and ambition’ in social enterprise.
Susan Aktemel recognised as one of the UK’s top 100 changemakers
Thanks Big Issue for recognising our Director, Susan Aktemel, as one of the UK’s top 100 changemakers. We have a lot going on at Homes for Good & Susan is keeping all the team on our toes as we continue to grow. Read all about it here. Susan Aktemel, founder of the UK’s first social…Read More→.
Easter is the time of year when we fully recognise that summer is upon us, the clocks have gone forward and it stopped raining for one whole day (the latter only applies to Scotland). We can retire our ice scrapers and woolly jumpers – until at least September- dig out our favourite pair of sunglasses…Read More→.