What do we do?

We deliver positive change for our members by understanding and anticipating the critical issues affecting their businesses and the sector. We use our knowledge and leadership to:

Shape national policy and create an environment where housing associations can deliver their social purpose. We do this by:

  • Representing the views of our sector to the government and key decision makers.
  • Understanding and engaging in the wider policy agenda.
  • Building an understanding of – and support for – housing associations.

Enable collaboration and share insight across the social housing sector. We do this by:

  • Defining and promoting the common values and vision of the sector.
  • Supporting our members to collaborate and take collective action.
  • Developing and sharing expert insight and analysis.

Our work focuses on three themes, outlined in our 2022-25 business strategy. They are:

  • Supporting our members to deliver their social purpose.
  • Building the conditions and culture for housing associations to deliver.
  • Being the best trade body we can be.

Our three year strategy is focused on driving and leading the change our members need to deliver their social purpose.

View our 2022-25 business strategy