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South Lakes Housing



Key contact:

Cath Purdy, Chief Executive


0300 303 8540

Homes managed Homes to be built to 2022/23

South Lakes Housing news

South Lakes Housing (SLH) has completed its ‘promises’ to tenants as a result of a £54 million pound investment into the housing stock following the transfer of homes from South Lakeland District Council five years ago. The company will celebrate its 5th year anniversary on the 5th March.


Its' been 12 months since the floods caused £2m damage to our homes


Work begins on the regeneration of a town centre estate including 14 new affordable homes


Additional services

South Lakes Housing has set up a Cost Sharing Group with Two Castles Housing Association called Cumbria Housing & Property Services (CHAPS). The Cost Sharing Group includes SLH's in-house contractor as a Cost Sharing Vehicle for Repairs & Maintenance. The group is open to discussions with new members interested in sharing costs and services across Cumbria and North Lancs.

Social return on investments

SLH's Value For Money self-assessment is here

SLH targets a social return on investment in its operations, development and regeneration programmes. In 2016/17 this includes; the regeneration of an estate in Kendal town centre, financial inclusion advice and a range of community involvement projects in partnership with organisations such as South Lakeland Carers, local hospices and leisure centres.

Why we joined PlaceShapers

We have a business objective to develop commercial partnerships and PlaceShapers provides a platform for building networks and strategic alliances with like-minded organisations.

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