Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)

The HCA is responsible for:

  • increasing the number of new homes that are built in England, including affordable homes and homes for market sale or rent
  • improving existing affordable homes and bringing empty homes back into use as affordable housing
  • increasing the supply of public land and speeding up the rate that it can be built on
  • regulating social housing providers to make sure that they’re well managed and financially secure, so maintaining investor confidence in the affordable housing sector and protecting homes for tenants
  • helping to stimulate local economic growth by using our land and investment, and attracting private sector investment in local areas