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Grand Union Housing Group (GUHG) has a strong people-focussed culture and is ideally placed to create and sustain dynamic neighbourhoods across its operational area.
As well as providing affordable rented accommodation the Group also helps people to enter the housing market through Shared Ownership schemes. Currently developing more than 200 new homes per year in partnership with developers and landowners, it is committed to providing high quality, sustainable homes.
The Group has four subsidiary organisations: Aragon Housing Association, one of the largest affordable housing providers in Bedfordshire, MacIntyre Housing Association, which provides specialist accommodation and support to people with learning disabilities, South Northants Homes, which owns and manages 3,000 affordable homes transferred from South Northamptonshire Council in March 2008 and Grand Union Group Funding plc was formed in November 2013 as a public limited company in order to issue bond money on behalf of the Group and on-lend to Aragon. The Group is the sole shareholder of Grand Union Group Funding plc.
Since its formation in March 2008, GUHG has established itself as a major operator in the region. It owns and manages almost 11,000 homes across Bedfordshire, Northampton and the surrounding counties.
We work in partnership with a number of other organisations and deliver both homes and services which benefit the community as a whole.
As the non asset holding parent, GUHG provides central services to its three subsidiaries. These include Finance, IT, HR, PR & Marketing and Business Development. Core services such as repairs, major improvements and housing management are provided by the subsidiaries to their tenants.
The Group Board has overall responsibility for the strategy, with operational matters delegated to the individual subsidiary Boards.
The Group structure is shown below: