Press Releases

New service to make affordable house hunting easier for Londoners


Metropolitan’s award-winning home ownership team has launched Homematch, a new service for prospective affordable home buyers in London. Homematch puts people looking to buy or rent an affordable home in London in contact with housing providers working across the capital and provides an easy way for searching and applying for...More

Funding agreed for Clapham Park regeneration scheme


Metropolitan is pleased to announce that funding of £117 million has been agreed with lenders for its Clapham Park regeneration scheme in South London.  A syndicate of Lloyds Bank and Barclays will provide the funding to Clapham Park Homes, (CPH), a subsidiary association of Metropolitan. As part of the new...More

New project to help young people in Lambeth face their money matters


A new project helping young social housing tenants in Lambeth manage their finances is being launched today. Funded by £1 million of Big Lottery funding, Lambeth FACE (Financial Advice and Confidence Education) is especially designed for 16-24 year old tenants in the borough who are worried about money and need...More

Metropolitan appoints new Chair of the Board


Metropolitan, a leading provider of housing, care and support and community regeneration has announced the appointment of its new Chair of the Board, Paula Kahn. Paula has extensive experience as a CEO and senior manager in the private sector and has held a number of Chair and director positions in...More

Double recognition for Metropolitan in Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index


 Metropolitan is pleased to announce it has again made it onto Stonewall’s 2013 list of the UK’s most gay-friendly employers. It’s a double celebration this year as Metropolitan’s Lesbian Gay and Bisexual staff group, Metro, has also been recognised as a ‘Star Performer Network’. Metropolitan’s commitment to equality and diversity...More

Start your new year with a new shared ownership home in Clapham


Metropolitan Clapham Park, delivering one of the most exciting regeneration projects in the capital, is pleased to announce the launch of shared ownership apartments at The Cavendish Building on January 25th. The newly built apartments sit at the heart of Clapham Park, London’s new parkland residential quarter, on Dragmore Street, Clapham, SW4....More

Social Enterprise support for Migrants


Social Enterprise support for Migrants    A new programme is being launched this month to support local social entrepreneurs who are from migrant communities or who benefit migrant communities. Funded by the Metropolitan Migration Foundation the CLIMB programme will give four social entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch for a portion...More

Metropolitan works with Derbyshire Police to stamp out anti-social behaviour


Metropolitan’s role as a responsible landlord has seen the eviction of a resident in the Derby area who made repetitive offences, causing distress to neighbours and damaging property.   The eviction was made possible through close partnership working with the police and local authority.  On 29th November, an 18 year old...More

Grow Local encourages young people to get their hands dirty


Metropolitan’s  Grow Local Initiative is proving to be a success with young people across the Moorlands, Tulse Hill and St Martin’s estates teaching them some valuable lessons about where produce comes from and providing them with a new skill. The ‘Grow Local’ initiative which sees residents producing organic crops on...More

Nottingham benefits from social enterprise programme providing free advice for budding entrepreneurs


With the ongoing age of austerity and high unemployment figures there is certainly a flavour for bringing unique ideas to the table when it comes to developing business skills. Forty one members of the Nottingham community expressed their interest in learning about the dynamics of running a business, by attending...More


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