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Affordable Homes Rental Fund
The Affordable Homes Rental Fund provides development capital and medium term finance to Community Land Trusts or other community led organizations to build affordable homes.​​​​​​​

Angel Investor
An Angel Investor or Social Angel is a business angel who invests in social enterprises. (See also business angel).

Asset Lock
A legal clause preventing assets of a company being used for anything other than the stated purposes of the organization. In the case of a Community Interest Company (CIC) the asset lock is designed to make sure that the assets (including any profits or other supluses generated by its activities) are used for the benefit of the community and there are strict rules about what happens to any assets.

A resource of value owned by an entity to increase its value, for example employees of a company, or a piece of machinery.