New Chair of the Board
11 October 2022
We have a bold vision, supported by sound financials and strong credit ratings. Our investors can find out more about us here.
In 1890, Sir Edward Guinness donated £200,000 to set up the Guinness Trust. His vision was to provide decent and safe homes for working class people.
Since we were founded, we have built thousands of homes across England. Now, with circa 64,000 homes and 140,000 customers, we’re proud to be one of the largest affordable housing and care providers in the country.
The Regulator for Social Housing (RSH) and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulate us. We have the highest governance (G1) rating and a V2 rating from the RSH..
We’re here to improve people’s lives – and create possibilities for them. We do this by providing as many high quality new homes as possible and the housing and care services our customers need most.
We do this by providing:
Any profit we make is re-invested into our homes and improving services for our customers and communities.
In 2020 we celebrated our 130th year of providing homes and care services to those that need them most. We’re proud that thousands of families have benefited from our founder’s vision and generosity.
Our world is changing. We know we’ve got to be financially strong to achieve our aims, to keep investing in the homes we’ve got and to build new ones.
We’ve set some ambitious targets for the future. We want to be an organisation that:
Read our plans for the future
We’re in one of the most exciting periods in our history. Over the past year, we have:
You can read about our achievements in our Annual Review and Financial Statements
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