The ACCESS Pool, which manages assets totalling £35bn (€40.8bn) on behalf of UK local government pension schemes (LGPS), is searching for social and affordable housing investment managers to manage a UK and regional mandate.

ACCESS expects the mandate with an initial size of £125m, with potential for further growth, to invest primarily in general needs social and affordable housing projects.

The scope also includes some exposure to specialist and/or transitional supported housing options. 

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