About Us

About Social Value Housing

Social Value Housing Limited is an Investment Partner with Homes England committed to delivering our aims and key objectives and improving the lives of our customers and other stakeholders.

Our team have come together from a complementary range of industries, our common focus being to drive the business forward and deliver robust, effective and efficient housing provision, governance and viability.

Meet The Team

Delivering our Objectives:

We have set out below how we intend to deliver our key objectives. These are fully aligned with the environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria required by our investors and partners.

Sustainability and Security
(Theme 1)

Our mission is “to provide quality, sustainable homes to those who need them the most”. Developing sustainable and resilient housing is our core business:

  • We will build and manage a minimum of 1,000 sustainable homes by 2030.
  • We will build and manage homes that create market rental, affordable rent and shared ownership homes for local people that enhance communities.
  • We will provide homes that are affordable to run with high energy performance and space standards.
  • Our ambition is about delivering more than ‘bricks and mortar’. We want to create communities where residents feel safe and secure.

Building Safety and Quality
(Theme 2)

We will ensure resident safety and building quality is at the heart of delivery including (but not limited to) the following:

  • We will build to Nationally Described Space Standards.
  • We aim to be 100% compliant with our legal obligations as a landlord around gas, electrical and fire safety.
  • We will maintain our homes to ensure they continue to meet the Decent Homes Standard.

Resident Voice
(Theme 3)

We will ensure our residents have a voice and feel empowered:

  • SVH welcomes feedback and will use the compliments and complaints it receives to shape our continuous improvement objectives.
  • We will measure resident satisfaction of the products and services we offer.

Resident Support
(Theme 4)

We want our customers to thrive:

  • We will use local delivery partners as far as possible to enhance the value of the local £.
  • We will utilise being a member of the Big Help Group family to ensure our residents are offered a range of group wide complimentary services to increase value for money and enhance resident health & wellbeing.

(Theme 5)

We will create a well-designed, warm and safe home that meets the local needs and provides great places for people to live and enjoy their lives. Our starting point being to measure all homes against the decent homes standard as a minimum.

Climate Change
(Theme 6)

We will ensure that the activities of SVH minimise the impact on climate change. Our strategy looks at where we are now and approaches for continuous improvement including use of modern methods of construction, renewable technologies and emissions data to help us to enhance improve our service to you.

(Theme 7)

We aim to protect the local environment and ecology by deploying robust procedures and policies surrounding local ecology, sourcing materials, waste management, managing pollutants, water management and biodiversity net gain.

Resource Management
(Theme 8)

We will ensure natural resources are used as sustainably as possible by responsibly sourcing materials, minimising the environmental impact of the materials used and waste produced. 

Structure and Governance
(Theme 9)

  • We have a strong and effective Governance and Assurance Framework in place which ensures effective arrangements are deployed to deliver our aims, objectives and intended outcomes for customers in an effective, transparent and accountable manner, thereby contributing to the overall success of the business.

Senior Team
(Theme 10)

  • The senior team have undertaken and will continue to undertake a self-assessment analysis of skills, knowledge and experience of senior team members to identify any gaps and put plans in place to deliver the SVH mission, aims and objectives.

Staff Wellbeing
(Theme 11)

  • SVH will be a responsible employer, including providing a living wage and a respectful working environment, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. 

Supply Chain
(Theme 12)

  • We will procure responsibly, promoting practices that are sustainable, in accordance with national policies and priorities.
  • We will only work with partners who share our values.