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Building homes and communities

Our 920,000 homes - with 118,000 more being built by 2023 - build strong communities

PlaceShapers are distinctive. Our network of more than 100 community-focused housing associations build more than homes; we shape communities and unite around shared values as a voice for change.

We’re PlaceShapers

Together our 100+ members:


Manage 920,000 homes including rent, shared ownership and supported housing


House one in four people who live in a housing association home


Provide services to more than two million people


Will build more than 118,000 new homes by 2023


Helped 60,000+ people into work since 2010


Re-invest 100% of our profits into our homes and communities

Star Builders


Winter star builders
The nine PlaceShaper members in the North East region endeavour to build more than 8,500 homes over the next five years. more...

Visit archive of star building projects and developments