Who are the housing providers that make up GHMP?
Greater Manchester Housing Providers are made up of Housing Associations and ALMOs across the City Region.
You can find out more about each one of our providers below:
Adactus Housing Group, based in Leigh and with an office at Miles Platting, manages 13,000 homes, of which half are in Manchester, Wigan and Trafford. An operating surplus of 37% on a turnover of £71.1m in 2015/16 enabled it to build over 600 homes for rent and home ownership across the North West.
Arawak Walton is a specialist housing association that specialises in promoting community cohesion, by providing affordable homes for predominantly black and minority ethnic communities in multi-cultural neighbourhoods, within Greater Manchester. The majority of its property portfolio of c1,050 homes is in Manchester where it continues to look for opportunities to grow.
Arcon is a Manchester based Association with over 1,200 homes across Greater Manchester with ambitions to grow and diversify through contributing an additional 100 multi tenure homes and a range of distinctive housing related services over the next 3 years.
Bolton at Home own and manage 18,000 homes, all located in the Borough. We have an annual turnover of circa £80m and use our operating surplus, which was 20% in 2015/16, to further improve our properties and to support our plans to build up to 300 homes over the next three years. In addition, we focus on supporting customers to develop sustainable neighbourhoods and become more independent.
Equity Housing Group, based in Stockport, has a turnover of £25m and 4600 properties across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Derbyshire.
With over 30 years’ experience, Equity is a ‘market leader’ in the provision of Shared Ownership, securing funding to develop a further 48 new homes for shared ownership sale.
FCHO has as its purpose ‘improving lives in Oldham’, we are an anchor institution; owning and managing more than 11,700 homes, employing over 400 people and spending around £20m each year locally. Our focus is on delivering excellent landlord services, developing community resilience, regenerating neighbourhoods and building new homes.
ForViva is a forward-thinking organisation. Its group members own and manage 18,000 homes across Salford, Knowsley and Oldham and provide maintenance services to over 250,000 properties.
ForViva has built over 600 homes for rent and shared ownership in the North West. A turnover of £131m with an operating surplus of 20% will enable ForViva to build a further 225 homes in 2017/18, for ownership and both affordable and private rent.
Great Places works in 35 local authorities across the North West and South Yorkshire. Our vision and values are at the heart of everything we do, providing 19,000 homes including 1,500 with support and 3,000 shared ownership and leasehold.
We develop hundreds of new homes every year to support our vision.
The Guinness Partnership is a national housing provider, managing over 60,000 mainly affordable homes, of which 12,000 are in Greater Manchester. Employing 642 staff within the city region, its north regional office is based in Oldham. Guinness is committed to providing an excellent service to its customers and developing new homes for rent and sale in Greater Manchester.
Irwell Valley provides 7,600 homes and housing and support services across Greater Manchester. Our mission is to create the conditions in which customers and colleagues can enjoy living and working and realise their full potential. Through high performance, we achieve an operating surplus of 31%, which we invest in new homes, improved services and high quality existing homes.
Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust is a not-for-profit housing association offering quality homes for independent living across the North West, Yorkshire, Derbyshire and the North East. Our motto ‘living longer, living better’ underlines our objective of providing safe, secure and affordable homes to our tenants within our 5,000 properties.
We are Mosscare St Vincent’s Housing Group. An amalgamation of two long established and respected community landlords who have come together for the benefit of our customers, both present and future.
We are a blend of strong partnerships, innovation in our communities and experience in the sector. We have come together to do more for more people, to extend our community focus and commercial expertise across the North West.
Tameside-based New Charter Group owns around 19,500 homes across Greater Manchester and Nottingham. With a turnover of approximately £100m a year and around 850 employees, it’s one of the region’s largest registered providers. It also has a homelessness charity and sponsors four academy schools under its Great Academies Education Trust.
Northwards manages over 13,000 City Council homes across north Manchester. Their aim is to make the area a place where people choose to live, learn and work, and since 2005, they’ve made improvements worth hundreds of millions of pounds across their homes. The organisation is passionate about the environment and fighting fuel-poverty – in 2017 they were awarded the top prize of Platinum status in the world’s first Carbon Literacy Awards.
One Manchester is a provider of housing and community services. We currently own and manage more than 12,000 homes in central, south and east Manchester.
As an experienced and trustworthy landlord, we provide good quality homes that are safe, secure, warm and affordable, and we are proud to be known as a housing association. However, we believe that our responsibilities go much further than providing homes. Our view is that housing associations are all about place-making. We regularly look at the issues which go beyond housing and especially those that are specific to each of our communities. We help people manage their money, find work, start-up businesses and stay healthy and well.
Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) is the UK’s first tenant and employee co-owned mutual housing society, providing better places for our members, tenants and employees to live and work. Our pioneering model places members at the heart of decision-making, allowing everyone to enjoy a sense of security and belonging in places we make great together.
Salix Homes is a multi-award winning social housing provider based in Salford. We’re a not-for-profit charitable organisation who put our customers at the heart of everything we do, from investing in our homes and communities, to how we go about providing our services.
Whether it’s building and improving homes, providing jobs, tackling homelessness or making places safer we aim to help communities live, grow and thrive together.
Six Town Housing
Six Town Housing (STH) manages over 8,000 properties on behalf of Bury Council, helping tenants across the borough live in homes they can be proud of and nurturing safe, vibrant communities. STH incorporates an in-house Repairs Direct team and Steps To Success tenant employment programme.
Southway Housing Trust
Southway Housing Trust is a community based socially driven organisation with 6000 high quality homes for affordable rent in south Manchester. Our ambitions are to improve the prosperity and well being of our communities, to promote age friendly neighbourhoods, and to grow our portfolio of affordable and market rent homes.
St Vincent’s Housing
Symphony Housing Group
Contour Homes and Peak Valley HA, members of Symphony Housing Group, own and manage over 10,000 homes across nine of the ten Greater Manchester authority areas. We spent £30 million building and improving homes in the area last year. We are committed to making a positive difference in the communities we serve.
Trafford Housing Trust
A 9,000 home HA that incorporates Laurus Homes, a profit for purpose property developer, TrustCare, a domiciliary care business and CleanStart a social enterprise.
Our £160M joint venture with L&Q enables us to deliver 2,000 homes over the next four years and we have further growth ambitions creating social impact across the North West. Our vision is a society free from poverty, inequality and injustice.
Wigan & Leigh Homes
Wigan and Leigh Homes is an ALMO established in 2002 by Wigan Council and currently manages 22,119 rented properties and 324 leaseholds across the borough, which lies to the north west of Greater Manchester. The company is also a registered provider in its own right, owning 80 rented properties.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is the largest Manchester based social landlord, providing a mix of housing tenures across Wythenshawe. The Group takes seriously its commitment to jobs, provision of training and education. WCHG has an ambitious Growth Strategy and has plans to build over 600 new homes.