News

Parity Trust partners with New Forest District Council

Parity Trust and New Forest District Council have entered in to a partnership to provide homeowners with finance for property repairs as well as top-ups to Disabled Facility Grants, which help towards the costs of making changes to the home enabling people to continue living in their own home. New Forest is the latest council to work with Parity Trust which has partnered local authorities to support homeowners since 2006. (published 12.12.2017)


     Warm Home discount – are you eligible?

The Warm Home Discount is a scheme providing eligible households with a £140 electricity bill  discount for winter 2017-18. This discount is available to credit and pre-payment customers, providing your supplier is part of the scheme and you meet their eligibility criteria. The scheme is open to applications now and it is worth applying early to ensure you get it. Click on the Warm Home Discount link to find out more. (published 29.11.2017)


Building societies report huge jump in older borrowers 

A dramatic leap in mortgages for older borrowers reveals a shift in the demographics of people buying and paying off their homes, as building societies’ move to support later life lending. Read the full FT Adviser article here. (published 28.11.2017)


Parity Trust receives award for Customer Service

The Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards started in 1999 and celebrate innovation and achievement within the mortgage industry. Parity Trust were “highly commended” in the Customer Service category at the Mortgage Finance Gazette 2018 awards and we are delighted that Parity’s unique approach to client management has been recognised. Here is a full list of the MFG2018 winners. (published 15.11.2017)

Parliamentary Review 2017

The Parliamentary Review is a series of independent publications, which aim to share best practice among policy makers and business leaders and cover areas such as environment, transport and finance. Parity Trust is one of a small number of organisations to be included in the Asset, Finance and Lending publication. Please click on this link to read the publication. (published 20.09.2017)

Financial Conduct Authority paper on finances and the older population recently published

In September ’17 the Finance Conduct Authority published a paper outlining some of the issues surrounding older borrowers, including the need to bring about positive change in relation to accessing financial services. With over 10 years of lending to this client group, it is a subject we feel strongly about. Read the full document here.

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