About us

At Optivo we understand the difference safe, secure and affordable homes can make to people’s lives.

We develop homes for people to live in, building places, neighbourhoods and communities where people can thrive.

  • 45,000 home housing association operating across the South East and the Midlands

  • 90,000 people live in safe, secure and affordable homes that we provide

  • Social housing 92% of turnover in 2019/20

  • 85% of development programme is social housing

  • Residents are at the heart of everything we do & customer satisfaction is a key priority

  • General need rents ~44% less than market levels

  • Strong focus on Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) matters

  • Strategic Plan 2020-25 to deliver more homes, invest in neighbourhoods and communities

  • Member of G15 group of London’s largest housing associations

  • G1 / V1 Rating from Regulator of Social Housing

  • Moody’s A3 (Stable) credit rating

  • GBP bonds listed on London Stock Exchange.


Our Strategic Plan

Our Strategic Plan for 2020-25 sets out our exciting plan for the next five years.

It’s called ‘Co-Creating Our Future’ and looks at our ambition to be Britain’s best social landlord and one of the best providers of new, high quality, affordable homes.

We’ll deliver our mission and 2020-25 vision through six strategic priorities:

Invest in the quality, safety and environmental sustainability of homes

92% satisfaction with quality of home 80% Band C Energy Performance Certificate (SAP rating)


Provide great customer experience

95% resident satisfaction by 2025


Be a leading provider of high quality affordable new homes

7,000 homes started by 2025

Creating jobs and training opportunities in our communities

5,000 people into job and training by 2025

Be an inclusive employer

85% employee satisfaction by 2025

Run an efficient business 

Annual operating margin target of 24.3% by 2021


You can read more about what Optivo do and how we do it on the main Optivo website.


Our legal entity group structure

Optivo is a Registered Provider of Social Housing whose activities are regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing (reference 4851). 


It is registered in England with limited liability under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 (reference 7561) and is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (reference 779424) to undertake certain limited regulated consumer activities.  Optivo has charitable status but is exempt from registration with the Charity Commission.


Optivo Finance plc (company number 07933814) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Optivo and is an issuer of GBP public bonds listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Optivo group structure

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