New Forest Villages Housing Association (NFVHA) was formed in 1984 as a result of a seminar on housing problems in the New Forest. English Rural is currently work longside NFVHA providing Management Services to them. The partnership with English Rural started in 2016 and has remained in place since then. English Rural provide NFVHA with services such as corporate, finance, development, IT, and Repairs & Maintenance, as well as support in Housing Management.
NFVHA is run by a voluntary committee of people who live and work in the New Forest and who have a wide range of housing expertise and local knowledge. The Association employs a Manager/Secretary who handles the day to day administration of the Association. They are a small provider of rural homes, owning 47 properties over 9 schemes within the New Forest.
NFVHA is registered as an Industrial and Provident Society (No.24622R) and as a charitable Housing Association with the Housing Corporation (No.L3704).