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Homes for everyone
At any given time there are around 100,000 people living in a Genesis home.

We believe in providing homes to people wherever there is a need; whether that's in one of our homeless hostels in Suffolk, or at our award-winning Stratford Halo development in East London.

As one of the UK’s leading housing associations, we own or manage around 33,000 homes across London and the east of England and our stock portfolio includes a range of properties - from temporary housing to rented homes, homes for sale, and supported housing.

Genesis is also part of the G15 group, which is made up of London's largest housing associations. Between us, we are responsible for providing homes for around one in ten people living in the capital. We're working to address the chronic lack of housing by building new homes, too. Around 25 per cent of all new homes that are under development in the capital are being built by G15 housing associations, including Genesis.

Building communities, not just houses
We believe it is our role to provide high quality services to help our residents, and the people in those local communities, to build better futures for themselves and their families.

We’re part of one of the most ambitious regeneration programmes in Europe: a £450M project at Grahame Park in Barnet. We’re also partners in a major long-term scheme at Woodberry Down in Hackney, which will create new homes, community facilities and schools in the area.

Separately, we have established our charitable foundation, Genesis Community, which is working proactively to shape and improve local neighbourhoods for our residents.

The amount of money we invest in supporting local initiatives is growing year on year, and last year we donated £1.8M to a wide range of projects including providing employment training and support; volunteer training and work experience; youth programmes and projects for older people; and support for vulnerable residents with mental health issues and learning disabilities.

Genesis Housing Association Limited is a community benefit society and a charity.

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