Matrix Housing Partnership is celebrating being awarded the UK’s highest accolade for business success – the 2015 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.
The Midlands housing partnership is a unique not-for-profit cooperative of housing associations providing affordable housing and health and social care services. Comprising of; the Accord Group, Rooftop Housing Group, Trent & Dove Housing, Trident Social Investment Group and WATMOS Community Homes, they respond innovatively to the country’s need for more affordable housing.
Honoured in the Sustainable Development category for its valuable role as a social landlord, providing safe and sustainable housing, the partnership was commended by the recommendations committees on its measures to reduce environmental impact, increase its customers’ income and create employment and training opportunities.
Together the partnership manages over 30,000 affordable homes and provides a range of services to people across the West Midlands with plans to build a further 1,866 new homes by 2018.