Social Housing

Our specialist social housing solicitors team have been providing legal solutions for housing associations for over 20 years.

By adopting a collaborative approach with our RSL clients, we develop inventive and commercially attractive solutions.

Our specialist experience includes:

  • Acquisition of housing stock
  • Site acquisition and related development work for houses and flats
  • Nominations agreements with local authorities
  • Funding arrangements and refinancing
  • Joint ventures
  • Section 106 planning agreements
  • Plot disposals for rent, shared ownership and outright sale
  • Right to buy and right to acquire
  • Shared ownership, including re-sale and staircasing, drafting advice and contractual documentation
  • Alternative dispute resolution and dispute avoidance

Working in conjunction with the other teams within Ellisons, we also offer advice upon:

  • Charity Law
  • Landlord and Tenant disputes
  • Employment Law  
  • Corporate Law