Social Housing


Our specialist social housing team have been providing legal solutions for housing associations for over 30 years.

By adapting a collaborative approach with our Registered Social Landlord (“RSL”) clients, we develop inventive and commercially attractive solutions.

Lead Contacts

Phillip Roberts

Philip Roberts

Partner, Solicitor

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Flexible approach

Having worked with clients in the social housing sector for many years, our Social Housing team has an in-depth knowledge which enables us to provide our RSL clients with an efficient and pragmatic service.

The team prides itself on the collaborative relationship it has with its RSL clients finding practical solutions and providing clear advice. We adopt a flexible approach, adapting our services to suit the particular needs of your business and work closely with your in-house teams on all aspects of each project.

Working closely with colleagues in our other specialist teams we provide a full service, including:

Deregulation, while opening up opportunities and creating challenges, allows RSL’s to have a more commercial approach to providing social housing. Our team is here to help you achieve your goals.

Specialist experience

  • 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 under Right to Buy and Right to Acquire
  • After sales including staircasing and shared ownership resales
  • Alternative dispute resolution and dispute avoidance
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Commercial agreements including data protection and freedom of information

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If you have any enquiries please contact any one of our specialist team who would be pleased to advise you on your options. You can also contact your lawyer individually from ‘Our People’ using the link below.

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