Local Economic Impact Calculator

This new version of our economic impact calculator for members helps housing associations generate evidence of their economic contribution to local areas.

6 July 2017

The Federation’s Local Economic Impact Calculator is a free, easy-to-use tool available to all members. It allows housing associations to estimate the economic impact of their day-to-day activity, building new affordable homes in their area, and the activity of housing associations as a whole within a given area.

With devolution negotiations placing such a strong emphasis on driving economic growth, the pressure is on for housing associations to demonstrate the strength of your offer and your ambition to deliver. The Local Economic Impact Calculator generates evidence of housing associations’ contribution to the productivity of local authority, combined authority and LEP areas, as well as the English regions.

Read more and download the calculator (requires log in)