The Ethical Housing Company
The Ethical Housing Company exists to purchase and own decent affordable rented accommodation in the Teesside area, to meet local housing need. By taking a long-term approach, rents can be kept at affordable levels thus providing a stable option for those in housing need. Working in partnership with The Ethical Lettings Agency, the decent maintenance of properties and good tenancy management will also help to keep value in vulnerable housing markets and hence support local communities.
The Ethical Lettings Agency
The Ethical Lettings Agency is a Community Interest Company that lets and manages residential properties in the Redcar, Cleveland and wider Teesside area. It provides a range of expert services based on professional housing practice with a policy of simple and transparent fees. TELA strives to raise standards in the lettings industry to reflect the changing needs of customers and communities.
Bridges Fund Management
Bridges Fund Management (formerly Bridges Ventures) is a specialist fund manager focused exclusively on sustainable and impact investment, with offices in London, New York and San Francisco. Since 2002, the firm has raised over £900m to invest in SMEs, properties and social sector organisations that are helping to tackle some of society’s biggest challenges, with a focus on four themes: health and wellbeing, education and skills, sustainable living and underserved markets.
Bridges Evergreen Holdings
Bridges Evergreen Holdings is a new kind of investment vehicle, designed to free ambitious mission-led organisations from the constraints of traditional fund structures.
It looks to back profit-with-purpose companies, public sector spin-outs, social sector organisations and employee-owned businesses.
It is structured as a holding company rather than a fund, so it can provide ongoing support over the long term, with no exit requirement
In addition to financial capital, it also offers strategic, operational and impact management support plus access to the specialist networks of the Bridges team.