Branch Secretary :

Tenants and residents service charge ‘strike’

Residents frustrated


SHAC is a campaign group pulling together housing association residents and workers. It was initiated nu the Unite housing workers branch in the knowledge that the interests of residents and w


Protest to Restore Neighbourhood Services!

Join us for the protest against cuts to neighbourhood services, and send a message across the sector.


Peabody plans to drastically cut its Neighbourhood Managers and has done away with the Community Services team. We believe these cuts will cost lives. 



Survey Says: Associations Fail Workers and Communities!

1st January 2020


At the end of 2019, the Social Housing Action Campaign (SHAC) conducted a survey of tenants and residents, asking respondents to rate the service they received from their landlord.



Stop the Rot! Open Meeting

We are demanding an end to frontline cuts and restructures.


The Unite Housing Workers Branch has teamed up with the Social Housing Action Campaign, bringing together tenants, residents and workers affected by frontline cuts and restructures.



New Date for the Alternative Housing Awards 2018!

Housing association bosses love nothing more than adding to their shelf of nice shiny accolades. But instead of bosses’ self-congratulations, we want residents and workers to have a say.



Nominate Now in the Alternative Housing Awards!

Tuesday 3rd July 2018


Housing association bosses love nothing more than adding to their shelf of nice shiny accolades. But instead of bosses’ self-congratulations, VIEW

United We Organise: Open Event

You are invited to our open event for all housing association and co-op residents on Thursday 14th June, 6pm - 8pm, Unite HQ, 128 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8TN.



HA Workers and Residents - Open Meeting

The HA Workers and Residents Network will be holding an open meeting VIEW | DOWNLOAD

United We Stand!

Standing shoulder to shoulder with residents help us as trade unionists to achieve more of what we want - better pay, better working conditions, and healthier environments. It's as simple as that!


The Housing Association Workers and Residents Network


And The Winners Are ...

Ten housing associations were given Tarnished Trophies at the Alternative Housing Awards on the 26th April, to loud jeers by residents and workers. 

  1. Overall Lousy Landlord - Hyde Housing Association Limited

Alternative Housing Awards Surge to 718 Entries!

The online voting for Alternative Housing Awards has closed after receiving an incredible 718 entries. Thank you to all those who have submitted nominations. We are now working through


Hyde Tops the League of Shame! Nominations for Bad Awards So Far

See also: Lousy Landlords and Bullying Bosses - Welcome to the Alternative Housing Awards - press release

Hyde Housing Group is now topping the league of sha


Nominations Pour in for Bad Awards!

It is clear that despite record surpluses and highly paid executives, our sector is awash with bad landlords and bad employers as nominations flood in for the Alternative Housing Awards.


Less than a week since nominations opened, we have already received almost 100


Does Your Association Deserve a Bad Award?

We have regular news items about the misbehaviour of our employers. Now, housing workers everywhere can name and shame them for their bad behaviour. Nominations can be made anonymously and online VIEW