About Brighton & Hove Community Housing

Company Registration

Brighton and Hove Community Housing is a Community Interest Company limited by guarantee. BHCH is registered at Companies House, number 09630201 and regulated by the Regulator of Community Interest Companies.

Articles of Association (constitution)

Key features

  • Asset Lock - to protect community assets
  • Not-for-profit - 100% of surpluses re-invested
  • Members decide on policy not personalities competitions
Creating equality through housing
Primary Object

Provide affordable, secure, and ecologically sustainable housing for low income households

Secondary Objects

Provide premises and funding for the furthering of:

  • Ecological sustainability
  • Reducing poverty and economic inequality
  • Increasing economic democracy and co-operation
  • Increasing community productivity


David Walker

Founding Director & Company Secretary


  • Employed as accountant in production, wholesale and retail industries
  • Private practice for small businesses
  • Community organising and political campaigning
  • Property management and financing
  • Disabled tenant of council flat after 15 years of private tenancies

Regulations & Policy