The Council’s Role
Housing Associations are non-profit making organisations, providing affordable housing to people who cannot afford to buy or rent on the open market. The housing associations own and manage these affordable homes.
The Council no longer owns any affordable housing in the district. However, the Council does have agreements with most of the housing associations, which allow people from our housing register who are in the most need to be offered the housing association properties that become available.
The Council also works in partnership with the following housing associations who manage all new affordable housing built in the district. These are known as our Preferred Management Partners.