The Housing Corporation is responsible for
investing public money in housing associations - and for protecting that investment
and ensuring it provides decent homes and services for residents. Its website gives
a clear picture of its role in regulating and support the sector.
CORE provides information on the household and
dwelling characteristics of new tenants and purchasers of housing association housing.
The National Housing Federation is the body that
represents the independent social housing sector. It has a bank of information for
members, an excellent General FAQs section on social housing, and much more.
HousingNet is an excellent resource for
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is the
professional body for people working in housing. Their purpose is to maximise the
contribution that housing professionals make to the well being of communities.
Northern Ireland Housing Executive is both
the Home Energy Conservation Authority for Northern Ireland and a comprehensive
regional housing authority.Their goal is to provide everyone with the opportunity
to access decent affordable housing.
Welsh Housing Quarterly (WHQ)
is an independent housing magazine for and about Wales. It aims to provide clear
accessible information about housing and regeneration policy and practice in the
country, and welcomes comment or contribution from those who are interested in the
Dataspring Dataspring is a research unit
within the University of Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research. The
unit provides data and research for a wide range of clients including the Housing
Corporation and housing associations. Its social housing publications and selected
data on stocks and rents are freely available via its website.
Design for Homes is the UK's knowledge
centre for home design. Find an architect, watch films about the built environment
or look at winning designs.