Press Releases

Reimagining Rent: Report Unveils Innovation in and Future of the Private Rented Sector

22 September 2020

The Young Foundation launches new report into social innovation in the UK private rented sector Unveils findings following three-year accelerator programme working with 19 mission-driven ventures Calls for new approaches to support housing innovation, including patient, impact-led capital, a network of housing accelerators and stronger impact measurement As the private rental evictions ban ends, key... Find out more

Six businesses set to transform the private rented sector

12 November 2019

The Young Foundation is excited to welcome a new cohort of entrepreneurs to its Reimagining Rent accelerator. The programme – the only one of its kind in the UK – helps enterprises and businesses to accelerate and grow their social impact to tackle issues such as affordability, quality and security which affect vulnerable and lower... Find out more

Six innovations ready to tackle UK’s dysfunctional housing market

25 September 2018

PRESS RELEASE Six innovations ready to tackle UK’s dysfunctional housing market The Young Foundation accelerates social enterprises that support vulnerable private sector renters 25 September 2018 – London, UK Today, The Young Foundation welcomes six new projects to the Reimaging Rent accelerator — the UK’s only innovation programme focussed on tackling issues of affordability, quality and... Find out more

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Young Foundation responds to MP’s £2bn affordable housing announcement

19 September 2018

Housing associations to be given £2bn in new funding to help them build low-cost homes, under plans announced by Theresa May today (19 September 2018) at the National Housing Summit. John Piper, Programme Manager – Innovation, The Young Foundation comments: “For the first time in years, we have a housing policy aimed at specifically benefitting... Find out more