Who we are

Islington & Shoreditch Housing Association Islington and Shoreditch Housing Group (ISHA) is a community and neighbourhood-based Housing Association managing and developing quality affordable housing for people in North and East London, and building more homes in Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest.
Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association is smaller and more local than many other housing associations operating in London. The roots of ISHA go back to 1933 and we have grown rapidly in recent years and now have over 2,200 homes.

Gateway Housing Association Gateway HA is committed to East London. First established in 1926, Gateway has over 3,000 homes in management, including supported housing, shared ownership and leasehold properties. Gateway is dedicated to promoting the well being of their residents through providing good homes, good places to live, and excellent and improving services.

Christian Action Housing Association Christian Action HA works in the boroughs of Enfield, Barnet, Haringey and Waltham Forest and owns and manages over 1,400 homes including retirement housing, and supported housing for young people and the victims of domestic violence.

Tower Hamlets Community Housing THCH was created in March 2000 following a stock transfer from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Owning and managing over 3,000 homes THCH specialises in larger family homes and innovative solutions to overcrowding.
THCH aims to be an excellent community based HA and to work with stakeholders to provide safe, high quality, affordable homes and value for money services contributing to the social and ecumenic regeneration of the community.

Providence Row Housing Association Providence Row is a small specialist HA based in East London - specifically, Tower Hamlets, Hackney and the City. It provides housing and support services to single people and families, and helps people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, to help themselves through a wide range of residential and non-residential services.

Bangla Housing Association Bangla was established in 1991. Its core mission is to provide good quality, affordable homes and support services for those in greatest need in the local Bengali and other BME communities. Bangla manages over 240 general needs homes in the boroughs of Hackney, Waltham Forest and Islington. It also provides advice and information services including translation.

North London Muslim Housing Association North London Muslim HA was founded in 1986. With strong roots in the local community, NLMHAs aim is to provide housing for those in need at rents that are affordable and to give the community an opportunity to participate fully in the provision of social housing. We operate in the London Boroughs of Hackney, Waltham Forest, Newham and Enfield.

Barnsbury Housing Association Barnsbury HA is a small, neighbourhood-based association working in and around the Barnsbury area of Islington. We exist to help keep Barnsbury affordable for people on low incomes and to help the community thrive. With a reputation as an effective, responsive partner, we have an active development programme and are keen to work with partners to build more affordable housing in what is one of London’s most expensive areas.

Innisfree Housing Association Innisfree HA provide high quality affordable homes. We are proud of our Irish roots and our experience in working with migrant communities.
Established in 1985 to meet the housing and support needs of the Irish communities in London we now own and manage over 550 homes mainly in the London Boroughs of Brent, Camden and Haringey.

Industrial Dwellings Society IDS was established as the Four Per Cent Dwellings Company in 1885 by a group of Jewish philanthropists to help relieve overcrowded homes in the East End of London. It was renamed in 1952 as the Industrial Dwellings Society (1885) Ltd, and today manages around 1,500 properties across 8 boroughs; Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Camden, Haringey, Redbridge, Barnet and Hertsmere.
Our excellent and wide range of different housing stock includes flats, houses, sheltered housing, accommodation for older people, as well as a number of shared ownership properties. Under new leadership and strong governance, we continue to expand on our development portfolio, and enjoy enviable performance statistics in housing management and tenant satisfaction.

Hornsey Housing Trust We are a small housing association, set up in 1933 by Margaret Hill, and now managing 394 homes, mostly within the Hornsey and Crouch End areas of North London. Since that time, it has grown to become a specialist provider of a range of housing, support options for over 400 older people and people with other support needs.
We specialise in meeting the housing needs of older people – over 45 years - both in our sheltered schemes and in our converted street properties. We are focussed on improving the quality of life for our tenants and older neighbours.

Shian Housing Association A voluntary organisation, Harambee II, which helped young offenders, had identified a need for permanent housing for those who wanted to escape a life of crime. Shian was formed to meet that need and cater to the general housing requirements of ethnic minority people in Hackney and neighbouring areas. This proved to be the start of a meaningful journey.