It was renamed Adactus Housing Association Ltd in 2005.
Formed in 1964 by the Catholic Aid Society as Family Housing Association (Manchester) Ltd, the Association initially focused on addressing the problem of homeless families in Manchester with the support of grant funding from Shelter during the late 1960s.
The Association became a prominent housing association developer in Manchester and Trafford during the 1970s with a particular focus on the areas of Moss Side, Cheetham Hill and Old Trafford. By the 1980s it had grown to become the largest Manchester-based housing association.
In 2002 the Association became a founder member of the Adactus Group Structure. In 2004 it accepted a transfer of engagements from fellow group-member County Palatine Ltd extending its areas of operation into Lancashire and Sefton.
In 2005 the Association changed its name to Adactus Housing Association Ltd.
In 2007 the Association took on the management of 1,500 Manchester City Council owned properties under the Miles Platting PFI contract.
In 2008, the Association accepted a transfer of engagements from Neston and Parkgate Housing Society. This included some 200 homes in Neston.
Adactus Housing Association Ltd is governed by a voluntary board of management comprising people with substantial experience in housing, finance, business and regeneration.
The board has a minimum size of five members and a maximum size of 12.
The Association draws on central services provided by the Adactus Housing Group. These services include:
It retains a focus on neighbourhood investment and resident consultation.
Size and location
The Association employs 350 staff directly and manages over 8,500 homes across the Northwest of England.
Registered under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, no 16668R.
Registered with the Homes and Communities Agency, no LH0131.
Adactus Housing Association Ltd
56 King Street
Last updated 29/01/2016
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