Charities providing housing

Specialist guidance for charities that provide housing services.

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
  2. Charitable registered social landlords


  1. Almshouse factsheets
Published 3 September 2013