What type of homes does Paradigm have?

Are you looking for a new home but aren’t sure where to start?

Well, you’ve come to the right place. Below, you can find out the different types of homes that we offer across the 15,000 properties we manage.

Plus Plus I’m interested in renting

Most of our properties are general needs housing – that means they are for people who don’t have any support needs. We also have a number of supported housing properties for people who need support over and above the usual housing management service we provide.


Am I eligible?

Plus Plus I want to part-buy part-rent

Shared ownership is a great way to a foot on the property ladder. You can buy a share in your home and pay rent to us for the rest.

If you’re interested in a shared ownership property, please visit our Paradigm Living website.

See our shared ownership homes

Plus Plus I want to buy my own home

We build some homes for sale so we can use the money we make to build affordable homes for people who need them. Find out more by visiting the Paradigm Living website.

Homes for sale

Plus Plus I'm young and homeless

Our Foyer in Welwyn Hatfield is home to 50 single homeless people aged 16 to 24 and provides temporary supported housing.

The Foyer is also home to our Small Steps project, which provides specialist support and accommodation for eight single parents and their children.

Our aim is to help all residents realise their full potential by building self-esteem, developing life skills and providing a supportive environment where they can thrive. A key focus at the Foyer is also providing support to access training employment and education.

The Foyer operates a waiting list and accepts referrals from any agency but most people are referred by Welwyn Hatfield District Housing department.

Plus Plus I need somewhere to call home, but need extra care

Extra Care housing supports you to live independently for as long as you can. You have the security and privacy of your home, with a range of facilities on the premises and staff to provide care as required.

We manage 24 one-bedroom and 24 two-bedroom flats at Cottesmore House in Ickenham. It is part of the Ickenham Park development on the site of the former RAF West Ruislip.

Cottesmore has 24 hour care services on site if you need them, There is also a café, lounge, shop and hairdresser. Nominations to flats at Cottesmore are made by the London Borough of Hillingdon.

Plus Plus I’m homeless and need somewhere to live

Lea Bridge House in Walthamstow, London, is our hostel for single homeless people over 25 with low support needs.

This is currently undergoing a major regeneration project, creating 106 new rooms, which will bring the total to 229.

Referrals come through local agencies.