Housing association finance

Information on Housing Association Finance, a comprehensive guide to financial management for housing associations.

The provision of social housing is a big issue for government and the public sector. Local authorities and housing associations have a key role in responding to the needs of those in the community and understanding how the relevant finance structures work is vital if they are fully going to play their part.

Housing Association Finance is a comprehensive guide to financial management for housing associations. It provides practical guidance on all key aspects of housing management and financial functions, including development finance, revenue income, asset management, accounts, treasury management, insurance, risk management and taxation.

It is jointly produced by CIPFA and the National Housing Federation.

Housing associations are able to purchase the guide.

The pricing structure for the guide to National Housing Federation members is as follows:

  • Very small housing associations (<500 units) – £158.00
  • Smaller housing associations (500–1,000 units) – £236.00
  • Medium housing associations (>1,000–<20k units) – £525.00
  • Large housing associations (>20k+ units) – £1,050.00
  • Commercial and private sector organisations – £1,575.00

Download and submit the form to sign-up to the Housing Finance Manual

How CIPFA can help

CIPFA’s purpose is to build trust by strengthening public financial management – a purpose underpinned by our ambition to make a real difference to the world we live in.

As both financial management and public sector experts, we will listen to your issues and develop the tailored financial management and governance solutions your organisation needs.

Property and infrastructure solutions

Whether building homes, hospitals, schools or roads, CIPFA's property networks will keep you up-to-date with the latest thinking, helping you with your journey from project start, partner selection to handover and post-project evaluation.

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End-to-end support

Through our work, we will provide an independent assessment of your current financial and future position at both an organisational and service delivery level. Our team will also support the design and implementation of a whole system future finance operating model for your entity.

Find out more about CIPFA advisory services

Contact us

For further information on how CIPFA can help your organisation tackle the challenges you face, please get in touch.

To buy the guide please contact us by
Email: customerservices@cipfa.org, or
Tel: 020 7543 5600.