The g320 represents smaller housing associations in London, defined as those with fewer than 1000 homes.
Previously there were around 320 smaller members of the National Housing Federation London with up to 2500 homes.
These include housing associations which focus on black and minority ethnic communities, people with support needs, homeless people, key workers, students or older people and which come in many shapes, including housing co-ops, almshouses and trusts.
We play a strong part in developing housing solutions for our capital.
The g320 operates as a forum to promote good practice and to enable discussion and information sharing. The g320 has regular meetings where smaller housing associations have the chance to get together to explore issues of common concern.
Expert speakers also attend these meetings, providing information or training on current issues. Outside of the meetings, we actively collaborate with each other in our workstreams on Housing Development, Governance and Repairs, and Maintenance.
We share services, learn from each other’s best practice and through benchmarking costs and performance.
Our aim is to drive and encourage the positive impact of smaller housing associations on the lives of Londoners.
We promote and share good practice amongst the small but beautiful associations in the capital.
As an important source of information and support for all smaller London social landlords, we help members to increase their impact by housing more people in high-quality housing and providing vital services to communities.
The g320 also gives smaller associations the opportunity to network with each other and a number of local partnerships have developed.
These partnerships help us to be more efficient as we jointly commission and share services. Partners have shared the procurement of their repairs service, shared digital inclusion services, a staff conference, delivered shared training courses and tenant satisfaction surveys carried out by peer associations rather than consultants.
The g320 runs collaboration events to help members identify shared opportunities.