Source - SMW
Civitas Social Housing said it has entered into a partmership with Crisis to help homeless people secure a home to rent.

The Company highlighted the following:

- Civitas to provide funding support for the Crisis "Renting Ready" programme across the UK

- Highly successful approach which is supported by Landlord Associations  

- Practical training on how to  secure and maintain a tenancy helping transform lives

- Part of broader Civitas/Crisis relationship intended to explore other social housing based initiatives that will draw on the complementary skills of the parties

Chairman of Civitas Michael Wrobel commented:

"Civitas is committed to support the delivery of high quality accommodation for those with housing needs in England and Wales as part of our objective to deliver sustainable returns for our shareholders by making socially relevant investments.

"We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Crisis, who lead important housing policy initiatives but also offer real practical hope and support on the ground. We look forward to working together on this and other initiatives".

Chief Executive of Crisis Jon Sparkes commented: "We are delighted to be working with Civitas. With the generous support of our partners and donors, we are able to deliver our life-changing work which helps people leave homelessness behind for good.

"We're grateful to Civitas for providing vital funding for our Renting Ready training programme, which helps homeless people to find and live independently in rented homes. With this support, we hope to see Renting Ready become best practice throughout the sector in supporting people to move out of homelessness."

At 1:49pm: (LON:CSH) W Resources PLC formerly Caspian Holdings PLC share price was +0.13p at 109.63p