We're a profit-for-purpose housing association in Trafford with a mission to make society fairer for everyone.
Our vision is that everyone deserves a quality home that provides them with the opportunity to live a better life. Our purpose is to provide homes and neighbourhoods everyone can be proud of.
We put our customers at the heart of everything we do. That's why, as well as building and managing quality homes; we look after the families that live in them and their community.
What we do
We currently manage approximately 9,000 homes for social and affordable rent. We also provide sheltered schemes and homes for shared ownership and open market.
We aim to invest around £2 million a year through our North West Foundation into local projects that unite communities, tackle poverty, provide mentoring and skills, or do other great things that transform lives.
Trustcare provides around-the-clock emergency response services for your loved ones, at the touch of a button. We're committed to providing the best of care while supporting vulnerable people to stay not only safe but confident in the comfort of their own homes.
Trustcare offers a range of sheltered and extra care accommodation and services to support your loved one's needs. You can learn more about what we do on our website.
Cleanstart is a social enterprise that supports the local community by offering a range of property and maintenance services.
Limelight Old Trafford
Limelight is our community health and well-being hub in Old Trafford. All on-site services that can operate within the government roadmap are open. For example, essential health services (Pharmacy and GP and appointments available at the opticians) are open.
The library is currently open for limited numbers. We will resume our full activity timetable from 21st June. Please note, a one–way system is currently in place.
Laurus is a profit-for-purpose housing development company. We put people first; that's why a portion of our profits goes back into the communities we work in by providing affordable social housing and supporting local projects.
We believe everyone deserves a special place to call home, and we offer a range of ways to purchase your home to make getting on the property ladder that little bit easier.
Who we are
We became independent from Trafford Council following a large-scale stock transfer in 2005. In 2019, we were acquired by L&Q Group.
We're an accredited 'real' Living Wage Employer and support the GM Living Wage Campaign to promote the Living Wage more widely. We're regulated by Homes England.
We're here for you. We don't want our customers to struggle alone and do our best to help in any way we can whether this is directing you to the right department or another organisation that can help.
We can help support customers on a wide range of problems, including mental health, debt problems or finding employment. We have specialised advisors who can offer advice, help and guidance.
Armed Forces covenant
In November 2018, we officially signed the Armed Forces covenant declaring a commitment to those serving or having served in the armed forces and their families to ensure they’re treated with fairness and respect and have the same access to housing and services.
The covenant, established in 2011, has currently been signed by more than 2,500 businesses and offers help in many areas, including buying or renting a home, starting a career, education and family well-being, access to healthcare, financial support, and discounted services.