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NIFHA promotes, represents and supports the voluntary housing movement in Northern Ireland through training, policy and research.

We are a trade body and our members are:

  • Abbeyfield UK & Wesley
  • Alpha Housing
  • Apex Housing
  • Ark Housing
  • Bangor Provident Trust
  • Clanmil Housing
  • Connswater Homes
  • Co-ownership Housing
  • Covenanter
  • Craigowen
  • FOLD
  • Glenall Housing Co-operative
  • Grove
  • Habinteg (Ulster)
  • Habitiat for Humanity (NI)
  • Harmony Homes (NI)
  • Hearth Housing
  • Helm Housing
  • Newington
  • North Belfast Housing Association
  • Oaklee Trinity
  • Open Door
  • Rural Housing
  • SHAC
  • South Ulster
  • St Matthew's
  • The Abbeyfield Belfast Society
  • Triangle Housing
  • Ulidia Housing
  • Ulster Provident

NIFHA's Content


NIFHA Finance Conference 2017


Devolved government in stalemate, Welfare Reform, reducing public sector revenue streams and Brexit approaching… the financial challenges and risks for housing associations are considerable. NIFHA’s 2017 Finance Conference on Wednesday, 22nd November at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast will address the key financial issues within the sector.
Wednesday / 01 October 2014 12:57pm

Local representatives engage with housing associations in Derry-Londonderry


Politicians this week visited Apex Housing Association and Habinteg Housing Association to gain insight into the social housing sector in Derry-Londonderry.

Wednesday / 01 October 2014 12:53pm

Housing Event calls on North Belfast elected representatives to get behind social and affordable homes


Politicians this week visited Newington Housing Association and the newly formed North Belfast Housing Association to gain insight into the social housing sector in North Belfast.

Wednesday / 01 October 2014 12:49pm

Consultation Response to the proposed system of Developer Contributions for Affordable Housing


Developer Contributions for Affordable Housing- NIFHA Consultation Response

Wednesday / 01 October 2014 12:01pm

£3.6million social housing scheme in Dunmurry opens


A £3.6 million social housing scheme for people over the age of 55 has been officially opened at Redwoods in Dunmurry.

Wednesday / 01 October 2014 11:56am

Charities call on MLAs to ‘Keep on Supporting People’


A coalition of charities and voluntary organisations has called on the Northern Ireland Executive to strengthen a programme that annually provides vital support to help more than 26,000 people in Northern Ireland live as independently as possible.

Tuesday / 09 September 2014 11:22am

Driving the Independent Living Agenda


There’s an extra boost for the 55 and over living in Ballymena and Antrim who want to remain in their own homes with the expansion of an award-winning Floating Support Service to the area.

Wednesday / 03 September 2014 10:28am

AICO at NIFHA Conference Show You How to ‘Spend to Save’


Aico, the UK market leader in domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms, are one of the first companies to confirm it will be exhibiting again at this year’s Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA) Conference, 23-24 October 2014.

Tuesday / 02 September 2014 2:32pm

Triangle service users make a real difference in their local community


“Triangle Housing Association remains one of the most innovative organisations that I have worked with due to their in depth involvement with tenants and service users.”

Tuesday / 02 September 2014 9:49am

Innovative housing provision can encourage city living and help make Belfast a ‘living city’


Blog by Jennie Donald, contributor to the Translating Housing: Berlin-Belfast project and Deputy Chief Executive of the Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations

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Type of Organisation



  • Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations
  • Sally McCone