The following housing associations own and manage properties in Stevenage.
Abbeyfield (Stevenage) Society Ltd
Tel: 01438 316849
Abbeyfield Society manages Lindon House in the Old Town, which provides accommodation with supportive care and companionship in 11 bedsit rooms, for single people over retirement age. Their waiting list is usually open.
Tel: 0300 100 0303
Affinity Sutton manage 392 flats and houses throughout Stevenage including three special needs bungalows and 19 recently completed flats at Townsend Mews that are now occupied by nominees from the Council’s housing register. All properties are to a mobility standard and three houses are suitable for wheelchair users.
They accept Council nominations for 75 per cent of their available properties. They have no open waiting list for houses, but this situation is reviewed at regular intervals.
Aldwyck Housing Association
Tel: 01582 869100
Aldwyck Housing Association manages over 291 flats and houses across Stevenage including some sheltered housing. They also manage a number of units of supported housing. They accept Council nominations for all of their empty homes except the supported housing. Aldwyck have one mobility standard bungalow at Boxfield Farm and one wheelchair user's bungalow at Cardiff Close.
Tel: 0845 140 2020
Anchor Trust manages a sheltered housing scheme of 24 one and two bedroom flats for people over retirement age, at Bradshaw Court in Shephall. They accept nominations from the Council and their own waiting list is open. One flat at Bradshaw Court is adapted for wheelchair users.
Gemini Housing Co-operative Ltd
Tel: 01438 811558
The co-operative consists of 20 one and two bedroom flats at Larwood Grove for single people and couples. Applicants must be at least 21 years old. Applications should be made in writing to the managing agent.
Halcyon House Ltd,
1 St Martin's Road
Tel: 0800 040 7989
Griffin Homes is also part of the Origin Group. Griffin manage a number of properties (flats, houses and shared houses) at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage. Priority for vacancies is given to keyworkers but non-keyworkers can also apply. Applicants must apply directly to Griffin – contact details are on Origin Group’s website.
The Guinness Partnership
Tel: 01707 391399
The Guinness Partnership manage 193 properties, including some sheltered housing, in Bedwell, St Nicholas and Great Ashby and recently, a small new development of houses and flats at Longmeadow Green that are now occupied by nominees from the Council’s housing register. Guinness accept Council nominations for 75% of vacancies, and the waiting list for the sheltered flats is normally open. Lists for other properties are normally closed, as vacancies are rare. Look on the website for up-to-date information on all their properties.
Tel: 01480 475069
Hanover manage 88 bedsits, one and two bedroom flats for single people and couples over retirement age at Hanover Court in Broadwater, Mozart Court in the Old Town, and Pollard Gardens in Pin Green. They accept nominations from the Council and their own waiting list is usually open.
Hastoe Housing Association
Tel: 0300 123 2250
Hastoe Housing Association manage 20 one bedroom flats for single people and couples under retirement age at Roebuck Court in Broadwater. They accept Council nominations for all these available properties. In addition, Hastoe have recently completed a new development of 77 houses and flats at Admirals Drive which are now occupied by nominees from the Council’s housing register.
Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association
Tel: 01442 292300
Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association manage two small developments of flats and houses in Chells and the Old Town, plus a number of units of supported housing. They accept Council nominations for their available properties, except the supported housing.
Tel: 01438 746910
Home Group manage 160 flats and houses across Stevenage including 8 recently completed energy efficient family houses that have been built to code levels 5 and 6 and are now occupied by nominees from the Council’s housing register. Home Group accept Council nominations for the majority of their available properties, but their own waiting list is closed.
Tel: 0370 192 4000
Housing 21 manage a sheltered housing scheme of 32 flats for retired people aged 60 years and over at McGovern Court in Broadwater. They accept Council nominations for 50 per cent of their available properties, and their own waiting list is usually open.
Tel: 0845 359 6161
Moat manage a small estate of 11 houses and flats in the Old Town. They accept Council nominations for their available properties.
North Herts Homes
North Herts Homes manage a small number of flats and houses in Great Ashby and a handful of homes elsewhere in the town. The council has nomination agreements for some of these properties, but NHH does not have an open waiting list for homes.
Tel: 0300 303 1010
Paradigm Housing manage only a handful of houses in Stevenage and these are rarely available for re-letting.
Riversmead Housing Association
Tel: 01992 514514
Riversmead Housing Association manage a development of 36 one and two-bedroom flats in Townsend Mews in the Old Town (the former B & Q site). They accept Council nominations for most of their properties.
South Anglia Housing
Tel: 0800 694 0159
South Anglia Housing manage 6 two bedroom flats at Campion Court in Essex Road and 58 flats and houses at The Sishes. They accept nominations from the Council for their available properties.
Springboard Housing Association
Tel: 020 7563 0120
Springboard Housing Association are part of the Genesis Group and manage 95 houses and flats on recently built small estates across Stevenage. The Council has nomination rights to up to 100% of their available properties.
Tel: 0800 040 7989
SPH Housing is part of the Origin Group and manages 268 properties in Stevenage including sheltered flats and bungalows for older people at Blakeney Road, Symonds Green. For this sheltered housing they accept Council nominations for 50 per cent of available properties and the remainder come from their own waiting list, which is usually open. Applicants for sheltered housing should contact the Sheltered Housing Lettings Administrator on 020 7209 9222.
They also manage flats and houses for single people, couples and families across Stevenage. For these properties they accept Council nominations for 75 per cent of their available properties, but they have no waiting list for this area.
SPH Housing also manage a number of properties as supported housing for people with learning disabilities.
Welwyn Garden City Housing Association
Tel: 01707 390044
Welwyn Garden City HA manage a small newly built block of 9 two-bedroom flats in Symonds Green. The Council has nomination rights to available flats. WGCHA have also recently completed a small development of supported housing for special needs clients, referrals for these homes are made by Hertfordshire County Council.
Wisden Housing Co-operative Ltd
Tel: 01438 722789
Solo Housing Management act as the managing agent for the Wisden Housing Co-operative. Registered Office: 1 Bader Close, Stevenage, Herts SG1 5LA
The co-operative consists of 94 studios, one and two bedroom flats in Pin Green and Roebuck for single people, couples and small families. Applicants must be at least 23 years of age. The waiting list is open, and applications should be made in person to the Common Room at 1 Bader Close between 6 - 7pm on a Wednesday evening.