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Affordable Housing

Our social housing solicitors appreciate the demands placed on registered providers. With the need for affordable housing more critical than ever, we help you to bring new development projects to the market, navigate financial and regulatory constraints, and deal with ongoing property management issues.

Affordable Housing


As social housing solicitors, we have over twenty-five years' experience in the sector, giving us an in-depth understanding of the issues you face as a registered provider.

We work collaboratively with you and your partners to deliver successful affordable housing schemes within your required timescales.

Affordable housing is a key part of our housing system - and the call for this is only going to grow in the future. We help you to navigate what can be a complex legal framework, ensuring your projects progress as smoothly as possible.


Social housing solicitors who stand out

We are proud of the reputation we have built over the years for providing:  

  • A bespoke service, tailored to your needs - Every client is different. We make sure we understand your priorities, helping you to achieve your desired outcome and maximise your commercial opportunities.
  • Innovative and practical legal solutions - We supply clear and pragmatic answers for even the most complicated of matters. 
  • A strong working relationship - Providing a personal service is important to us and our clients praise us for being open and approachable.   
  • Specialist knowledge - We have a high calibre team of experienced lawyers who truly specialise in affordable housing, most of whom are either partners or at a senior level with many years’ experience.
  • Transparent fees - We are competitive on price and offer flexible fee options, alongside fixed fees for ongoing support with our Housing Advisory Service.


Joined-up legal advice for registered providers

Our social housing solicitors advise clients across the UK, from large regional providers to small rural schemes. We deal with all aspects of social housing law, including:   

We also draw on the expertise of teams across the firm to provide specialist advice on a whole host of areas including employment law, planning and construction and property litigation, as well as charity law and governance, and data protection.

Find the full list of areas we can help you with on the right.


A nationally-recognised team

Our social housing solicitors are recognised in both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 as a leading firm, known for the range of work we do with registered providers throughout the UK.

"Tozers have an in-depth understanding of the matters but can also explain matters in simple terms. The team are always proactive and responsive.''

The Legal 500 also names our head of team, Stephen Burtchaell, as a leading individual for 'specialising in complex registered provider property work'.

This is reflected in the feedback we receive from our clients. We develop long-term partnerships, with many clients returning to us for additional projects and ongoing support.


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To learn more about our services for registered providers, please contact us to speak to one of our experienced social housing solicitors. Alternatively, you can complete our contact form or call us directly.



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A Rent Increase May Create a New Tenancy Agreement

Posted on 16th November 2023 in Affordable Housing

A recent County Court decision held that increasing the rent may result in the creation of a new tenancy agreement, where it can be shown that this was the intention of both the landlord and the tenant. 

Posted by

Megan Andrews


New process for registering a notice with the Public Trustee

Posted on 25th August 2023 in Affordable Housing

A change has been made to the application process for all applications to the Public Trustee made on and after 29 August 2023.

Posted by

Cory Stephenson


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