Commercially-focused advice on all aspects of affordable housing

Our experience of both the public and private sector residential developments allows us to provide a comprehensive affordable housing service, from site acquisition and development planning, through to scheme funding and disposal. Importantly, we fully understand how to deliver affordable housing as part of a multi-tenure or mixed-use scheme.

Affordable housing consultancy and agency services

Allsop has built a reputation for quality advice to our clients. The affordable housing consultancy and agency services we provide include:

  • Site acquisition and disposals
  • Viability assessments
  • Design, quality and value advice
  • Market research and consultancy advice
  • Negotiation of affordable housing provision and S106 agreements
  • Agency service for the sale of affordable housing units


Allsop is the UK’s largest and most successful property auction house. We provide an auction service for the sale of housing association units which includes:

  • Seven residential property auctions a year
  • 6,500 printed auction catalogues
  • A searchable web based catalogue
  • An online mailing list of circa 220,000 registered buyers


Allsop are able to offer high quality residential valuation solutions to a range of property types and tenures. Some of the affordable housing valuation services we provide include:

  • Residual appraisals and development advice
  • Acquisition valuations
  • Valuations for marketing purposes
  • Financial statements
  • Valuations of Social Rent, Affordable Rent, Intermediate Rent, Shared Ownership products and additionally market housing
  • Existing and alternative use valuations