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SHAC was set up to unite all the people who live or work in social housing or cooperatives. It is a means of empowering us to work jointly on campaigns of common concern, and improving our chances of better lives.

On this site you will find advice on setting up a tenants or residents organisation, making a complaint about your landlord, or launching a campaign, as well as news articles on our activities. There are templates and checklists for shortcuts, and details of the SHAC Rater housing association rating system.

Join us:

  • For general publicity, see our Linking HA Residents and Workers flyer.
  • Sign up here to become a SHAC supporter, and receive our updates.
  • If you have information or would like to get involved, feel free to contact us here.

Our demands include:

  • Improved repairs and maintenance services;
  • Reduced rents and service charges;
  • Better health and safety provisions; and
  • An end to the hyper-exploitation of housing workers.