ALONE receive Certified Body Status from the Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
ALONE are delighted to announce that we received confirmation of Certified Body Status from the Housing Finance Agency (HFA). ALONE has become only the 16th approved housing body (AHB) to receive this status nationally. The access to HFA finance will form the foundation for ALONE to increase its housing stock in the coming years in line with its Strategic and Business plans and provide more quality housing with to support older people to age at home.
ALONE work to support older people to age at home. By providing a range of housing, housing support services and the wraparound supports of befriending and support co-ordination ALONE is helping hundreds of older people to live well at home. Homelessness is an issue which disproportionately effects older people in Dublin and one which ALONE is working to alleviate. The awarding of Certified Body status allows ALONE to access low cost long term loan finance which will help the organisation to fund future quality housing which is suitable for older people, initially across Dublin, Fingal, Louth, Meath, Monaghan and Cavan as the first phase of our long term strategic plan.
There is further information available in the following ALONE press release.