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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

World Habitat

  • Income

    £1.2M

  • Spending

    £1.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 270987 Company no. 1247918

Contact details

Public address

  • World Habitat, Foundation, Memorial Square, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3TU

Aims & activities

BSHF is an independent research organisation that promotes sustainable development and innovation in housing through collaborative research and knowledge transfer, both in the UK and internationally.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£1.2M

* £2.3M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £191.0K Own use assets
  • £32.6M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £469.7K Other assets
  • £115.4K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

99%
7%
0%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE ENCOURAGE AND ENABLE THE PROVISION OF SAFE AND SECURE HOUSING ACROSS THE WORLD FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE IN NEED BY REASON OF POVERTY, SOCIAL ECONOMIC OR OTHER NECESSITOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, THEREBY HELPING PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY; IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: (I) UNDERTAKING STUDY AND RESEARCH INTO THE SCIENCE OF THE DEVELOPMENT CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT OR ECONOMICS OF RESIDENTIAL HOUSING; AND (II) PUBLISHING THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES FO ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 9TH MARCH 1976 AS AMENDED BY A SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 5TH SEPTEMBER 2001 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 06 SEP 2017 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 20 SEP 2017 as amended on 23 Sep 2017

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 5 Trustees
  • 13 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Alan Pearson Earl Of Huntingdon Up-to-date
Packington Recreation Ground Charity Up-to-date
Patricia Elderfield None on record
Dr Angus Kennedy Obe (Chair) None on record
Stuart Keith Macdonald None on record
Professor Joanna Richardson None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales