Registered Housing Providers usually deliver affordable housing, however, it can also be provided by private developers. The more commonly recognised Registered Housing Providers are:
Private developers are usually required to provide a proportion of affordable homes within any new housing scheme or, alternatively, make a financial contribution to cover the cost of building them elsewhere (known as an off-site contributions through Section 106 Agreements).
Registered Housing Providers can use monies from shared ownership sales and can borrow funds against their rental income stream. However, that is not always enough by itself so further funding (or subsidy) is usually needed. In most cases that funding comes from a variety of sources: