Corporate news

Catalyst’s response to RSH rating

Catalyst Housing Limited has had its rating revised by the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH). We retain our G1 for governance (the highest regulatory rating) and have been regraded from V1 to V2 for viability. At V2, Catalyst remains compliant and aligned with the majority of the G15 housing associations, and confirms the regulator’s view  Read more »

Mayor partners with Catalyst to build more than 900 homes at St Ann’s Hospital

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today (10 December) announced that he has selected Catalyst Housing Limited as his development partner for a major redevelopment of the St Ann’s Hospital site in Tottenham.

Work underway on all phases of 270 new affordable homes at Littlemore Park, Oxford

Catalyst is now working on all four phases of the development that will deliver a total of 270 new affordable homes on the former NHS site of Littlemore Park in Oxford.

Catalyst leads the way with new sustainability accreditation

Catalyst has become the first company in Europe to receive the highest accreditation mark across all three categories in the ‘Certified Sustainable Housing Label’ from German consultancy RITTERWALD. The label helps ratify and benchmark Catalyst’s sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials and is open for all affordable housing companies across Europe. The housing  Read more »

Catalyst presented with WhatHouse? Award

Catalyst has been presented with the Silver Award in the ‘Housing Association of the Year’ category at this year’s WhatHouse? Awards 2020. The Awards celebrate the best new build housing across the UK, with judges looking at quality of new homes and neighbourhoods. The ‘Housing Association of the Year’ category looks at all aspects of  Read more »

Catalyst wins at the Business Culture Awards for its Brand, Purpose and Values

Catalyst has won at this year’s national Business Culture Awards in the ‘Brand, Purpose and Values’ category.

Catalyst joins new sustainability standard

Catalyst has committed to be an early adopter of a new ‘Sustainability Reporting Standard for Social Housing’ that launched on 10 November. The Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) Social Housing Working Group has created this new standard with support from advisory firm, The Good Exchange. Catalyst will adopt the new standard as we continue our  Read more »

Read our submission to ‘Planning for the Future’ consultation

In August 2020, the government began consultation on proposed radical planning reforms that have the potential to substantially change the way new homes are built in England. Working with planning-led consultancy Iceni, Catalyst submitted our response to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) before it closed late last month and have now  Read more »

Catalyst wins two at major property awards

Catalyst has picked up two prizes at the First Time Buyer Readers’ Awards 2020. Bond Mansions, the second phase of Portobello Square project, won ‘Best Urban Regeneration’ and our 100% affordable scheme in Edgeware, NEON, was Highly Commended in the ‘Best First Time Buyer Apartment’ category. The First Time Buyers awards celebrate the best schemes  Read more »

Ravi Rajagopal announced as Catalyst’s new Chair

Ravi Rajagopal has today (9 October) been announced as the new chair of housing association Catalyst.