On 23rd July The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2019 was adopted. This removed the prohibition on landlords promoting credit unions to their residents. Social housing providers can now encourage residents to use credit unions rather than high-interest lenders. Advantage South West and our Members are working with Westcountry Savings and Loans www.westcountry.org.uk to provide savings and lower cost loans to residents.