Strategic plan


The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust Strategic Plan for 2018-2021 sets out how we will work towards realising our vision of a prosperous UK without poverty.

Our strategy for 2015-2017

Our Mission

Our mission is to build and develop strong empowered communities without poverty or isolation, where:

  • more people are independent and well
  • more people are shaping our communities
  • more people can improve their prospects
  • more people live in a decent, affordable home.

This plan sets out how we will build homes and communities for our residents that allow them to thrive. Our aim is to become an outstanding care provider and housing association, working in partnership with others to make a real difference to people's lives.

We are working with partners across the public, private and voluntary sectors, individuals and communities to build on the recommendations in our comprehensive strategy We can solve poverty in the UK and loosen poverty’s grip on people who are struggling to get by.

Our Strategic Plan