We advise the client and their agents on all pre-contract aspects of affordable housing deals

We also seek to establish effective and ongoing relationships between our clients and their HA partners. Our clients include large PLC house builders along with smaller private developers.

Our services

Determining and negotiating

with the Council’s Housing Enabling Officer the affordable housing accommodation mix, tenure split and design standards

Section 106 negotiations

with Local Authorities to obtain best outcome for the client

Bid invitations

Preparing and reporting to the client on the bid invitations sent to affordable housing providers

Securing best value

Through a competitive bidding process with appropriate affordable housing providers

Heads of Terms

Drafting and circulating Heads of Terms (instructing Client’s solicitors if required)


Calling and chairing pre-contract meeting

Standards and specifications

Advising the client on HCA and Local Authority design standards and specification requirements


Advising the client on the form of Housing Association contracts and assisting in the prompt exchange of HA contracts within the required timescales

Dispute resolution

Assisting the client in the resolution of any contractual disputes should they arise at the post contract stage.

“LMA have been delivering our Affordable Housing Programme for the past 10 years. They are the leading experts in the field of Affordable Housing Delivery in the South West.”

Andrew Ball – Land Director, Crest Nicholson

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How to find us

LMA Housing Services Ltd
2a Silver Street
SN16 9BU




Laurence: 07899 062704
Patrick: 07775 561509