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Social Housing

Our unique combination of expertise and in-depth experience means we can provide you with an innovative solution to drive efficiency and quality, while reducing cost. Our highly rated Social Housing team advises on all aspects of housing law.

What is involved with social housing?

Across the Social Housing sector, many organisations are under real pressure to deliver more for less. Freeths’ unique combination of expertise and in-depth experience means we can provide you with an innovative solution to drive efficiency and quality, while reducing cost. Our highly rated Social Housing team advises on all aspects of housing law, using a seamless combination of specialists to deliver the right solution for you.

We can advise you on subjects including Affordable Housing tenures and requirements, Governance & Regulation, Housing and Asset Management, Nominations and Acquisition & Disposals.

Our social housing expertise

Our Real Estate team is highly ranked by clients’ guide to the legal profession, Chambers and Partners, with a number of lawyers who are ranked leaders in their field. So when you are looking for a service that offers you real solutions built on outstanding expertise, rather than just legal advice, talk to our team.

Some of our team have been on the board of, or worked in, social housing organisations. With over 100 years’ combined experience of acting for the social housing sector, we have a real understanding of the operational issues, aims, aspirations and challenges you may be facing.

Members of our team have presented to national housing bodies/organisations including the National Housing Federation and Building Research Housing Group and to a number of registered providers.

Key contact

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Sarah Rowe

Partner and Head of Social Housing

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Our accreditations

We are celebrating another year of accreditations and rankings.

Why choose our social housing team?

Why choose our social housing team?

  • We have in depth transactional expertise in Social Housing having worked for many providers for many years
  • We are commercially-minded and good value for money
  • You can trust us to know where you’re coming from, given our experience

Notable work

  • AH

    "...Freeths provides proactive, focus and practical advice, striking a balance between the requirements of managers in the dynamic environment of s...

    Ashfield Homes

  • NCHA

    "Their services have been of the highest quality and value for money. I have no hesitation in recommending Freeths solicitors."

    Nottingham Community Housing Association

  • “We know we can rely on Freeths to deliver an excellent service.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • “Freeths handle matters very diligently, and are commercially minded when providing advice.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • LG

    "...a one stop shop solution giving us a value for money service."

    Longhurst Group

Meet the team

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Patrick Adie

National Head of Housebuilding & Strategic Land

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James Hart

Regional Lead for Real Estate in the Midlands – Partner in the Housebuilding & Strategic Land Team

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Sarah Rowe

Partner and Head of Social Housing

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