We’re one of the largest housing providers in the UK with more than 78,000 homes across London, the South East, the Isle of Wight and the Midlands, giving over 167,000 people somewhere affordable to call their own.

At Southern Housing we understand the difference safe, secure and affordable homes can make to people’s lives.  

Whether it's traditional social housing, shared ownership, affordable rent, private market rent, student accommodation, care and support or outright sales, we offer a range of services. Our vision is to create communities where everyone has a safe home in a place where they’re proud to live.  

We’ve a long and proud history of providing affordable homes, with residents at the heart of all we do. Read more about our history here.

We’re about more than bricks and mortar – we’re about building communities. With residents at the heart of our services we use our size to influence positive change in the areas where we operate. We invest heavily in neighbourhood community programmes, helping our residents with training, careers advice, financial and digital inclusion so they can develop their potential and live their best lives. 

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Improving resident services

We understand some of our services aren’t yet reaching the levels we’d like, or our residents expect. Following our merger in December 2022 we’ve been working hard to integrate our teams and IT systems to improve our services.

We’re making progress and working closely with residents to ensure we’re continually focused on what matters most to you

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