Welcome ToThe Housing Finance Institute

We work with industry and public sector partners to deliver a step change in housebuilding, housing delivery and finance.

Our Work

We work to increase the speed and number of new homes financed, built and managed across the UK.

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Our People

We have a board of senior leaders with experience from central and local government, business, housing and finance industries.

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How We Can Help

We help private and public sectors work together to build the homes our country needs.

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The HFi is an accelerator hub

The Housing and Finance Institute works with industry and public sector partners to:

  1. increase housing supply
  2. encourage councils and businesses to work together to build more homes
  3. promote new ways of financing and delivering the new homes that the UK needs

An eleven strong board of senior and distinguished leaders with experience from central and local government, business, housing and finance industries support and lead the work of The HFI. Our Chief Executive is Natalie Elphicke OBE.

Latest News

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    How to create value to build homes and regenerate estates: tried and tested intervention and value creation techniques for councils

    In estate regeneration and in their role as Housing Delivery Enablers, councils have an array of options to support housebuilding, create value and make schemes happen. Across the country councils have worked creatively and proactively with their skills and resources to bring forward housebuilding, community building and successful regeneration. In our work at the Housing […]

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    Research Highlights 2016: Conference Special Edition

    The HFi have released a Research Highlights 2016: Conference Special Edition which is a compilation of all our research and commentary work over the last year. It addresses key housing and infrastructure questions such as: How do we build more homes, faster? Does London have capacity to build a million homes? How could boosting the boroughs […]

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    HFi launch Housing Business Ready Work-Book

    The Housing & Finance Institute are celebrating our first anniversary with the launch of our new Housing Business Ready Work-Book: A Guide to Shaping Up Municipal Muscle for Housing Delivery.   It has been a fantastic first year of operations, which has been demonstrated by the success that our HBR Councils, industry and business partners have had […]

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    HFi publish new research report: From the Shores to the Shires

    The Housing & Finance Institute have released a new research report: From the Shores to the Shires – Regional Local Councils, Big Housing Opportunities.  This latest report has been published alongside a new practical Work-Book which is designed to support these Councils in achieving their housing ambitions. You can read more about the HFi’s new Housing […]

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    HFi celebrate first Anniversary

    The Housing & Finance Institute are delighted to be celebrating our first anniversary of operations this month. By working together we are seeing a substantial difference for communities across the country. To celebrate, we will have some exciting news to share with you. Please do keep updated on our website and through our Twitter feed. Thank you to everyone who has worked with […]

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    RESI Conference 2016: Let’s Build More Homes, Faster

    The RESI Conference 2016 marked the first gathering of the property industry since the Brexit vote – and the message from the Housing and Planning Minister, Gavin Barwell MP was clear;  ‘We’ll be challenging you to build more homes, more quickly’.   Many councils are showing leadership in driving housing delivery. The HFi were delighted to […]