Spitalfields Housing Association is the largest Bangladeshi-led housing Association in the UK. The Association was founded in 1979 by members of the Bangladeshi community in response to poor housing conditions in the Spitalfields area.
Set up originally as a co-operative, the Association originally concentrated on developing large family sized accommodation for Bangladeshi families. The Association registered with the Housing Corporation in 1980 and began an ambitious development programme, refurbishing what had previously been slum areas.
We are now a general needs housing provider providing good quality housing and community services to those with the greatest needs in Tower Hamlets.