Salvation Army Housing Association (saha)

We are a registered provider and an exempt charity that started developing housing and services in 1959. We are a wholly controlled subsidiary of The Salvation Army, and have grown into a specialist provider of support and accommodation across England. Kingsown Property Limited and saha Developments Limited are subsidiaries of saha.

We currently own approximately 3500 units of accommodation located across England and come into contact with over 6000 service users across 64 local authority areas annually. saha both directly manages its accommodation and also works with managing agents, a demonstration of saha’s commitment to partnership working for the benefit of local communities.

saha’s business activities are spread across three main areas:

Within our directly managed supported housing we provide accommodation and support in foyers, sheltered schemes plus further projects for young people, young mothers and those with mental health needs and generic floating support services.

Within our agency managed supported housing, we work with a variety of partners (The Salvation Army, Richmond Fellowship, Stonham, Change Grow Live (CGL), Providence Row, St Mungo’s Broadway and Watford New Hope Trust) to provide accommodation and support to homeless people and families, people recovering from drugs/alcohol issues, elderly requiring care, families fleeing domestic violence, ex-offenders and people with learning disabilities.

Within our general needs housing we provide good quality social rented accommodation across the country. Often our stock has developed around our supported housing services providing accessible move on opportunities. We also operate a number of floating support contracts providing housing related support to encourage residents to sustain independent living.

saha’s accommodation and support services are complemented by a full range of internal services including Finance, Human Resources, IT, Asset Management and Business Support and Innovation. The association has an established network of offices across the country and a comprehensive staffing and effective governance structure.