We know that connecting with your peers, exhibitors and sponsors gives you the opportunity to consider services and solutions that can help your organisation deliver its mission and social purpose.

Sponsors

allpay

allpay is the market leader of payment services within the UK public and social housing sector.
Delivering innovative and value-added service to more than 50% of UK local authorities and 90% of the UK's top 200 housing associations.
Established in 1994, we were built on the foundations of providing bill payment services - primarily to the public sector – and this year we will handle £8.5 billion serving over 4.5 million end customers.

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Anthony Collins

Anthony Collins Solicitors (ACS) has grown to be one of the top UK firms supporting registered providers (RPs). We have one of the largest social housing teams in the country and are ranked Band 1 in Chambers and Partners and Tier 1 in Legal 500 for social housing. Acting for over 120 housing associations, ranging from many of the top 20 RPs to smaller local associations including co-operatives and community benefit societies, we have excellent relationships with sector bodies and continue to service our clients whilst upholding our social purpose, to improve lives, communities and society.

Bevan Brittan

Bevan Brittan is a UK-Top 100 national law firm and market-leader within housing, local and central government and health and social care. Contact our award-winning team today to gain expert and solutions-focused corporate governance and regulatory advice that will enable delivery of your strategic objectives.

Chatham Financial

Chatham Financial is the largest independent financial risk management advisory and technology firm. A leader in debt and derivative solutions, Chatham provides clients with access to in-depth knowledge, innovative tools, and an incomparable team of nearly 700 employees to help mitigate risks associated with interest rate, foreign currency, and commodity exposures. Founded in 1991, Chatham serves more than 3,000 companies across a wide range of industries — handling over $700 billion in transaction volume annually and helping businesses maximize their value in the capital markets, every day. To learn more, visit chathamfinancial.com.

Devonshires

Devonshires is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal services to registered providers.
Our experience ranges from advising executive boards to dealing with routine legal
work assisting in the management and development of our clients’ property estates.
We are recognised as leaders in the Housing sector in Legal directories.

JLL

JLL has a dedicated team of affordable housing experts, advising the sector on all aspects of valuation and surveying. We work with providers, funders, investors, developers and policy makers to deliver trusted advice and assurance. We work throughout the UK, and across all tenures. Our purpose is to support our clients by identifying and optimising the value of housing assets, making them work harder financially, whilst having a lasting, social impact.

Moody's

Moody’s Public Sector Europe (MPSE) is a first-of-its-kind credit rating agency specialised in servicing Europe’s public sector.

The global comparability of Moody’s ratings help European public service providers expand their financing options and gain greater access to debt capital markets.

An international team of experienced analysts puts MPSE at the forefront of identifying significant credit trends and enables us to regularly publish insightful, in-depth, and independent credit analysis as well as thought leadership.

Moody’s publicly rates and monitors 57 entities in the United Kingdom, including 9 universities, 41 housing associations, 5 local authorities, 1 government-related issuers and 1 not-for-profit.

S&P Global Ratings

S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), is a leading provider of credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. With more than 1.1 million credit ratings outstanding, approximately 1,400 credit analysts and a presence in 28 countries, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide. Learn more at www.spglobal.com/ratings

Savills

Savills Affordable Housing
Our sector-leading affordable housing team is multi-disciplinary and primarily focuses on working with local authorities and registered social landlords (housing associations), investors and developers active in the social and affordable housing markets.

Our services cover debt advisory, treasury management and business planning through our specialist treasury team, Savills Financial Consultants. Our surveying team focuses on development and regeneration, building consultancy, asset management, procurement and cost consultancy, fire risk consultancy, electrical testing and the writing of stock condition surveys, energy studies and surveys.
Our housing consultancy team advises on governance, IDA preparation, mergers, risk and assurance, strategic joint ventures

Zurich Municipal

As an insurer of the public and voluntary sectors for over 25 years, we understand the importance of everything you do. Residents rely on the vital services housing associations provide. From remedial work to risk avoidance advice, our package is designed to help our customers keep tenants safe and comfortable.

Knowledge Partner

BlackRock Real Assets

In today’s dynamic and complex global investing market, BlackRock Real Assets seeks to help clients access real assets that could help meet their investment goals by providing a distinct range of well defined, outcome orientated strategies, along the investment risk-return spectrum.
BlackRock Real Assets’ dedicated teams of industry and sector specialists deliver global reach, with deep local expertise. They have decades of relevant experience, are deeply embedded in their operating industries by sector and geography and have developed strong partnership networks over time. BlackRock’s culture of risk management, knowledge sharing and investment discipline sets BlackRock Real Assets apart and underpins all that they do.

Centrus

Centrus is one of the leading finance advisors in the UK and Ireland. We specialise in corporate finance, analytics and investment management. Our clients own, manage and develop multiple real estate assets across the regulated and non-regulated sectors. Our team has many years of experience in banking, derivatives, debt capital markets, equity and financing strategies and we have advised on financial strategy, capital raising and the execution of derivatives transactions. We also provide treasury reporting and sophisticated technology solutions from Centrus Analytics to a full spectrum of Housing Associations. We believe in creating value through independent, purposeful advice.

MORhomes

MORhomes is a unique and innovative borrowing vehicle for the UK social housing sector. It is constituted as a PLC and applies the highest standards of corporate governance. Its shares are owned by over 60 major not-for-profit UK housing associations. Its public debt is traded on the London Stock Exchange. We raise finance on the bond markets and lend it on to housing associations, who must be shareholders. Our first public issue of £250m was completed in February 2019 and as of November 2021 we have now on-lent £492m.

SMBC Group

With a presence in the United Kingdom since 1918 and rooted in the stability of Japan and growth of Asia, SMBC Group reaches out around the world to provide advice, connections and support that create value.
We are recognised as a global leader in infrastructure finance and offer sponsors a comprehensive service by providing a full range of bank debt and capital markets solutions.

Trace Solutions

As the growing number of Housing Associations who use Trace software to manage service charges have discovered, few companies understand property management better than Trace Solutions. Since 1974 their systems have powered many of the UK’s largest real estate organisations - and they remain at the cutting edge of development.
The company has been employee-owned since 2007, when founder Richard Wolfe used his own money to purchase all its shares, before handing it over to his staff. At Richard’s insistence, a significant proportion of Trace profits go to the Trace Charitable Trust, which distributes grants to homeless and other charities.

App Sponsor

JLL

JLL has a dedicated team of affordable housing experts, advising the sector on all aspects of valuation and surveying. We work with providers, funders, investors, developers and policy makers to deliver trusted advice and assurance. We work throughout the UK, and across all tenures. Our purpose is to support our clients by identifying and optimising the value of housing assets, making them work harder financially, whilst having a lasting, social impact.

Delegate Bags Sponsor

Zurich Municipal

As an insurer of the public and voluntary sectors for over 25 years, we understand the importance of everything you do. Residents rely on the vital services housing associations provide. From remedial work to risk avoidance advice, our package is designed to help our customers keep tenants safe and comfortable.

Drinks Reception and supper sponsor

Crowe

Crowe is recognised as the lead provider of audit and tax services to the non-profit sector. Social housing is one of our core sectors within our services to non-profits, and we have over 20 years’ experience of advising housing organisations. We have a dedicated team who specialise in advising the sector, as well as being able to call on the skills of our wider firm. The services we provide to housing providers include not only traditional advice such as external and internal audit, VAT, employment taxes, corporation tax and stamp taxes advice; but also risk management; advice on raising finance; counter-fraud and forensics advice, and consultancy.

Registration Sponsor

JLL

JLL has a dedicated team of affordable housing experts, advising the sector on all aspects of valuation and surveying. We work with providers, funders, investors, developers and policy makers to deliver trusted advice and assurance. We work throughout the UK, and across all tenures. Our purpose is to support our clients by identifying and optimising the value of housing assets, making them work harder financially, whilst having a lasting, social impact.