Catalyst provides more than 21,000 homes in London and the South East, through a wide range of rental and homeownership opportunities
Catalyst Housing is one of the leading housing associations in London and the South East. We aim to be a catalyst for change and improvement wherever we work, pursuing better homes, better service and a better future for our customers.
We’ve been at the forefront of housing for more than 80 years, constantly adapting and evolving our services to meet customers’ changing needs. Today, we provide a wide range of housing solutions and community development initiatives, working closely with local residents and partners to meet local needs.
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We are an award winning developer, working in a responsible and sustainable way to build new homes and communities and regenerate neighbourhoods.
We providie a wide range of rental and homeownership opportunities for people at every stage of life. In 2011, we were named Affordable Home Ownership Provider of the Year.
Find out more about our development and regeneration projects.
We aim to deliver outstanding customer service, and are always striving to improve. We provide a range of online services and information for our customers.
We provide top quality neighbourhood management services, placing our customers at the heart of everything we do. Local residents play a key role in shaping and improving our services.
In 2011, we gained landlord accreditation from the Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS). This award recognises best practice in tenant participation.
Working closely with local authority partners, we are also a major provider of low cost homeownership services, helping thousands of first-time buyers onto the property ladder.
Catalyst is one of only two housing providers in the country to achieve gold in the highly challenging SHIFT sustainability benchmarking scheme.
Our flagship sustainable development, The Greenway in Hounslow, has recently been highly commended in three separate categories at the 2013 Sustainable City Awards. It was also voted ‘best small development’ by the readers of First Time Buyer magazine.
We work with local partners to transform the prospects of local residents and the areas where they live. Our award winning regeneration schemes breathe new life into run down neighbourhoods. In 2011, the regeneration of the South Acton estate was voted ‘best regeneration project’ at the Affordable Home Ownership Awards.
Our community development charity, Catalyst Gateway, runs community projects and provides funding to community groups. More than 4,000 people took part in Catalyst Gateway activities during 2011/12, including more than 700 who we helped into training or employment.
Catalyst board and leadership team
Details of Catalyst Housing’s governance and management structure, and our local boards.
Catalyst Housing Limited
In 2011 we joined together the different housing associations within the Catalyst group, to enable us to deliver better customer service and better value for money.
Catalyst Housing Limited was established on 30 September 2011. Before this time, the parent company was Catalyst Housing Group and consisted of Catalyst Communities Housing Association London, Catalyst Communities Housing Association South East, Fortunegate Housing, and Kensington Housing Trust. Copies of the FSA certificates confirming the change of name and transfer of engagements can be downloaded from the corporate publications section of this site.
Catalyst Housing Limited is a charitable housing association.
Registered number 16561R
Registered office – Ealing Gateway, 26-30 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London W5 2AU
Registered in England & Wales
TSA registered number – L0699
Catalyst Housing subsidiary companies
Vintage Care manages the Acton Care Centre, providing comfort and care for up to 125 people with advanced illnesses and dementia.
Barnet Community Homes works in partnership with care provider the Fremantle Trust to provide residential care for around 350 older people in Barnet.
Catalyst by Design is our private sales arm. It has been set up to generate profit to contribute towards funding the development of affordable housing by Catalyst Housing.