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2017 Retail Charity Bond

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About Golden Lane Housing 2017 Retail Charity Bond

Golden Lane Housing Retail Charity Bond is a facility structures as £10 million issued bond and £8 million retained bonds (with 3.9% interest and due for repayment in 2027).

The bond was launched on the 1 November 2017 via Retail Charity Bonds Plc, an independent non-profit special purpose vehicle which is an initiative of Allia, a community benefit society with exempt charity status, and established in association with Canaccord Genuity. The offer period was expected to close at 12 noon (London time) on 15 November 2017 but closed early at 4pm (London time) on 3 November 2017 due to strong demand.

The £10 million raised in November 2017 were used to refinance the 2013 Bonds and have enabled Golden Lane Housing to finance the 25 high quality homes for 100 people with a learning disability in their local communities purchased in 2013/14.

£4 million of retained bonds have been issued in September 2019 and £4 million in January 2021 to invest in additional homes for people with a learning disability.

Want to know more?

  • You can read about some of the real life stories of people living in their new homes bought with bond capital.