Affordable, healthy, homes and quality housing services can transform lives. We help local authorities and housing organisations to make this happen. We specialise in translating ambitions for the future into reality. Our approach to developing housing strategy, housing policy and plans will help you to:

  • Take stock and work out what you really want to achieve
  • Design and develop plans to get you there
  • Deliver and improve services to make a difference

We cover pretty much everything that fits under the headings of strategic housing (local authorities) or business planning and policy making (social landlords). Our areas of particular expertise are:

  • Allocations policy and tenure policy, and practice
  • Enabling affordable housing supply
  • Housing options and homelessness
  • Housing support, health and social care
  • Managing the local housing system (cross-tenure)
  • Private sector housing – rent and home ownership

Our services in more detail:

  • Housing strategy, housing policy and plan development, review and critical friend support
  • Housing commissioning support (strategic and downstream)
  • Housing service reviews, options appraisals and efficiency planning
  • Partnership development and review
  • Horizon scanning
  • Policy briefings for Boards, Partnerships, elected members, senior management
  • Local consultation and engagement
  • Performance management reviews and development
  • Research projects
  • Workshop facilitation and speaking engagements

Training for housing staff, elected and board members and partners eg, health commissioners, residents and customers


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