More and more people find themselves priced out of the housing market, living in unsuitable temporary accommodation, having to pay expensive rent to private landlords they can ill-afford and, in the worst cases, becoming homeless.
Housing associations have a key role to play in solving this crisis. Our value of a social tenancy report, demonstrates that, by creating safe and sustainable communities, social housing saves money and impacts positively on the economy.
Social housing reduces the burden on emergency services, healthcare and local authorities. People’s life chances are improved, helping them to thrive, enabling them to realise their potential, work meaningfully and contribute to their community.
On these pages, you will find an overview of social housing and the answers to some common housing questions that you might be asked by people living in your area.
If you have any further questions about social housing, do not hesitate to contact us using our dedicated email address; firstname.lastname@example.org
- Download our handy guide to social housing for elected representatives (PDF, 4.11MB).
Who is eligible for social housing, the role of housing associations and the types of social housing and tenancies available.
How housing associations work with partner organisations to build resilient, thriving, cohesive communities where people want to live.
How helping people to sustain their tenancies through financial and employment advice minimises homelessness, reducing impact on the public purse.
Answers to some of the common questions asked about social housing.
Assigning a value to the positive impact social housing can have on people’s lives and the wider economy.