The Board of Civitas Social Housing PLC is pleased to announce that the Company has been notified by EPRA (European Public Real Estate Association) that it will be added to the FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Real Estate Index Series. This inclusion will be effective as of Monday 24 September 2018.

At this year’s recent EPRA Annual Conference held in Berlin, the Company won EPRA’s Outstanding Contribution to Society Award in the Social Infrastructure category. The award has an independent judging panel and is made to the organisation that has demonstrated a significant social impact through its work.

Michael Wrobel, Chairman of Civitas, commented: “The inclusion of Civitas in the highly regarded real estate FTSE EPRA Nareit Global Developed Index is a great milestone and should assist in broadening the base of potential investors. We are pleased that EPRA’s Outstanding Contribution to Society Award recognises Civitas’ positive social change to those people who are able to benefit from the availability of appropriate, high quality housing.”

 

For further information, please contact:

Civitas Housing Advisors Limited

Paul Bridge                            Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 4844

Andrew Dawber                   Tel: +44 (0)20 3058 4846

 

Cenkos Securities PLC

Sapna Shah                           Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 1922

Tom Scrivens                        Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 1915

 

Pagefield

Philip Dennis                        Tel: +44 (0)7947 868206

Paul Codd                          Tel: +44 (0)7846 885523

 

Notes:

Civitas Social Housing PLC is the first Real Estate Investment Trust offering pure play exposure to social housing in England and Wales.  The Company is managed by Civitas Housing Advisors Limited.  The Company is listed on the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority and was admitted to trading on the main market for listed securities of the London Stock Exchange in November 2016.