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UK Housing Awards 2018 short list


The list of finalists that judges have chosen can be found by category below. Please note, due to a high volume of entries, the following categories have been split by stock size using the figures provided within the entry form. 

  • Development programme of the year

  • Innovation of the year

  • Outstanding approach to communication

  • Outstanding approach to meeting specialist housing needs

If your entry is unsuccessful, feedback may be available by contacting awards@oceanmedia.co.uk

Development programme of the year (over 12,000 homes)

Fife Council
Home Group
JV North
Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham City Council and Robert Woodhead
Swan Housing Association

Development programme of the year (under 12,000 homes)

Basildon Borough Council
Cheshire West and Chester Council
Cross Keys Homes
Pickering & Ferens Homes
Thrive Homes
Watford Community Housing
Wokingham Housing


Innovation of the year (over 12,000 homes)

Adactus Housing Group and Housing Contact
Croydon Council
Derby Homes
Flagship Group
Home Group
Hyde Group
Hyde Housing
Nottingham City Homes

Innovation of the year (under 12,000 homes)

First Choice Homes Oldham
Galliford Try Partnerships
Resettlement Passport, Local Solutions
Salix Homes
Severn Vale Housing Society
Swan Housing Association
Trivallis and South Wales Police

Landlord of the year

Dolphin Living
Home Group
Medway Council Housing Services
Nottingham City Homes
RHP Group
Sovereign Housing Association
Stockport Homes Group
Tipi, by Quintain

Outstanding approach to communication (over 10,000 homes)  

Anchor Trust
Aster Group
Riverside and partners
St Leger Homes of Doncaster
Swan Housing Association
Your Homes Newcastle

Outstanding approach to communication (under 10,000 homes)

B3 Living
Castle Rock Edinvar
Colne Housing
Habinteg Housing Association
Tyne Housing Group
UK Housing Fast

Outstanding approach to equality and diversity

Golding Homes
Home Group
Monmouthshire Housing Association
Queens Cross Housing Association
Quo Vadis Trust
Tai Calon Community Housing
Vale of Glamorgan Council

Outstanding approach to income management 

Sponsored by

EMH Group
Gentoo Group
Homes in Sedgemoor
Newlon Housing Trust
Poplar Harca
Portsmouth City Council
Swan Housing Association
Worthing Homes

Outstanding approach to meeting specialist housing needs (5,000+ homes)

Family Mosaic, part of Peabody Group
Fortis Living
Home Group
Rooftop Housing Group

Outstanding approach to meeting specialist housing needs (under 5,000 homes)

Calico Homes
Calico Homes and Safe Net, part of the Calico Group
Changing Lives
Christian Action Housing Association
ExtraCare Charitable Trust
Phoenix Futures

Outstanding approach to promoting digital inclusion

Clarion Housing Group
Fortis Living
Glen Oaks Housing Association
Insurance Claims Accommodation Bureau (ICAB)
PA Housing
Rhondda Housing Association
Stockport Homes Group
West Lancashire Borough Council

Outstanding approach to regeneration 

Catalyst Housing
Countryside and L&Q
Galliford Try Partnerships
Kent County Council - No Use Empty
London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Mayor of London and Swan Housing Association
Northampton Partnership Homes
Poplar Harca

Outstanding approach to repairs and maintenance 

Sponsored by

Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd
Great Places Housing Group
Housing Plus Group
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and Assa Abloy
Wates Living Space and Birmingham City Council
Westward Property Services

Outstanding approach to tackling homelessness 

Sponsored by

Caritas Anchor House
Carmarthenshire County Council
Cornwall Housing
Homeless Action Resource Project
OVO Foundation
Sedgemoor District Council
Southwark Council
St Basils

Outstanding approach to tenant involvement 

Sponsored by

Cross Keys Homes
Hull City Council
North Devon Homes
Nottingham City Homes
Optivo and Pilon
Red Kite Community Housing
Sovereign Housing Association
Thames Valley Housing Association

Strategic local authority of the year 

 Sponsored by

Ashford Borough Council
Derbyshire Dales District Council
Hull City Council
London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
Newark and Sherwood District Council
North Kesteven District Council
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Wokingham Borough Council