About Us

Onward is one of the largest registered providers of social housing based solely in the North West of England with 35,000 homes across the region.

We are a not-for-profit organisation regulated by Homes England.

As a group of leading housing providers with a 50-year track record, we’re committed to the regeneration and sustainability of our region.

Our member organisations are united by a common purpose – to make a positive difference in the communities we serve.

  • We build, manage and maintain homes for people who are unable to access housing on the open market.
  • We deliver high quality homes and first class services that make a real difference to the people living in our neighbourhoods.
  • We offer customers support and assistance, helping people to overcome the challenges faced in our communities.
  • We provide homes and support to vulnerable people, helping them to live independent lives in the community.
  • We work with partners, voluntary groups and government agencies to provide more homes for people from all backgrounds, meeting the increasing need for housing throughout the North West.

Together as Onward, we’re signalling our intention to increase our impact by building more homes and delivering better services.

Our Journey

Onward Homes (formerly known as Symphony Housing Group) is made up of five social housing, development and property management organisations operating in…

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Onward is governed by its board and executive team.

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On 2 May 2017, Symphony Housing Group legally changed its name to Onward Homes, establishing a Common Board to unite…

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Value for Money (VfM)

“Making the most efficient use of our assets and resources to deliver high quality services that successfully meet customer needs…

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