Graeme Alfille-Cook, Chief Strategy Officer for Urban Exposure, explores how alternative lenders are helping to plug the funding gap and helping SMEs make up the housing shortfall in the November edition of Show House Magazine.
The challenges facing the government in meeting its target of delivering 300,000 new homes built each year are well known. Issues with planning, labour or material costs, not to mention the uncertain macroeconomic environment and continuing political deadlock over Brexit are often cited. The role of finance, and access to it for SME housebuilders, is often overlooked in helping solve the delivery challenge.
Read Graeme’s article ‘Mind the Gap’ in Show House’s Finance Special on page 57 here.