Social Housing Barometer 2020 – Benchmark tool for social housing industry leaders

17 March 2021

Half of housing associations plan to scale up development despite widespread economic uncertainty according to our 2020 Social Housing Barometer.

Despite 87% of the housing associations reporting a loss of confidence in the overall UK economy, 48% are planning to develop more homes in the next five years. Boards and management teams remain committed to housing development and to achieving their long-term strategic goals.

The outbreak of COVID-19 has created an environment that none of us have ever experienced before, with a host of new challenges. Our Social Housing Barometer 2020 highlights housing associations’ strategic priorities and the challenges they face, as well as sector best practice. 


Keeping you informed

The Social Housing Barometer report is just the start. Over the coming weeks, we will be sharing more detailed insights and analysis on the key challenges faced by the sector, as well as short video stories on best practice cases from some of your housing association peers. We hope this sector insight will facilitate conversations for board and management teams and help you benchmark your organisation’s key risks and strategic priorities.

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If you’d like to discuss any of the topics raised in this year’s report with one of our housing experts, or would be interested in sharing you own best practice success story, please contact us and we’ll be in touch.

Insights and Videos

View 2019 Social Housing Barometer