1. You must have legal charitable status
2. You must be operating within England, Scotland, Wales, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.
3. You must be a small organisation, with a maximum annual turnover of not more than one million pounds, with limited funds available for the work you want to do.
4. You must be meeting (or for a new organisation or project, aiming to meet) a real housing need.
5. You must be providing (or for a new organisation or project, aiming to provide) actual housing.
6. You must be letting the homes (or for a new organisation or project, aiming to let) at a realistic rent which low income occupants can genuinely afford.
What we don’t fund
There are some limitations to our remit. We do not give money:
• To individuals
• To organisations or groups where the recipients of the funding are also the direct beneficiaries of the housing (such as self-help groups, fully mutual co-operatives, community or co-housing groups, amongst others).
• For services
• For development, operational or running costs
• For housing which is to be sold or rented out for profit or used as an investment property.
• As recurring grants.