We are among the largest and most successful providers of high quality affordable homes in the Midlands, with an annual turnover of more than £121m.
Get in touch
We are looking for partners to help us deliver our corporate plan. As well as focusing on value for money, we want partners that will help us drive long term positive impacts for our business and communities. For all investment and treasury enquiries please contact Sangita Surridge, Corporate Director of Finance at email@example.com
Who are we?
whg was formed in 2003 following Large Scale Voluntary Transfer from Walsall Council. Since then we have invested more than £1 billion in Walsall and expanded our operating area. We now own and manage around 22,000 homes in 19 local authorities across the Midlands.
Our increasingly diverse portfolio includes homes for social, affordable, market rent and shared ownership. We are a strategic partner of Homes England, with ambitious plans to build 550 new homes across the region each year. In 2022/23 we invested £50.5m in our existing homes and developed 255 new properties.
Why partner with us?
A strong investment grade credit rating
We were upgraded to an A2 rating with a stable outlook by Moody’s in October 2023.
Financially viable and well governed
We have been awarded the top gradings of G1/V1 by the Regulator for Social Housing.
A solid operating performance
We publish our financial report every year, demonstrating the strength of our financial position.
An ambitious vision
Our Corporate Plan ‘Successful people, successful places’ sets out how we will create sustainable and resilient communities through investment in people and places.
Sustainability as a core principle of how we operate
We are proud to be a carbon literate organisation, working to guarantee that our communities flourish and endure.
Certified sustainable housing
We are among the first in the UK to be certified as a sustainable housing provider by global consultancy RITTERWALD.
The certification recognises our commitment to making a positive environmental and social impact.