News

20 april 2022

In brief:

  • Water stress (scarcity, quality & accessibility) threatens to become an issue for the Netherlands, where traditionally the problem with water has been too much, not too little!
  • While the Dutch mortgage market has a big focus on energy saving measures as part of ESG improvements, water stress lacks attention.
  • Fortrum calls on the Dutch government to include financing water savings measures in the existing arrangement for Energy saving measures in the Temporary Mortgage Loan Scheme (TRHK) that allows loans up to 106% of the market value of the property
  • Lenders and mortgage advisors should incorporate improvements of water efficiency in their mortgage advice, customer propositions and underwriting criteria.

 

22 september 2021

Fortrum BV, a specialist due diligence and consultancy firm based in Utrecht and London announces the launch of its range of ESG services to the residential mortgage and Mortgage-Backed Securities (‘MBS’) markets.

22 september 2021

Fortrum BV, a specialist due diligence and consultancy firm based in Utrecht and London announces the launch of Fortrum Academy & Research.