Setting up and running a charity – collection

Charities providing housing

Specialist guidance for charities that provide housing services.


  1. Guidance
  2. Resources

Charity Commission guidance for charities involved in housing, including:

  • joint guidance on affordable homes with HM Revenue and Customs and the Homes and Communities Agency
  • guidance for organisations seeking to become registered social landlords (RSLs) and register with the commission but also relevant to existing RSLs registered as charities
  • factsheets developed with the Almshouse Association to help almshouse charities avoid the three main problems that can cause them to fail


  1. Affordable home ownership

    • Guidance
  2. Charitable registered social landlords

    • Guidance


  1. Almshouse factsheets

    • Guidance