We are Orbit

A leading UK housing group, we provide high quality, affordable homes to over 100,000 customers across the Midlands, the East and South East.

We build 2,000 new homes every year and we manage a portfolio of 43,000 properties; providing a range of maintenance and support services that help enrich the lives of our customers.

We believe in making profit for a purpose; the more we make, the more we invest into improving our services as we play a significant role in driving UK housing growth.

Our expertise is in building places and thriving communities.  We provide a choice of different homes to meet the diverse needs of society, and we work with partners to enable our customers to live fulfilling and happy lives.

We are also proud to be one of the Best 25 Housing Associations to work for.  In a list compiled by Best CompaniesTM and published annually by 24housing magazine, only the top 25 housing-sector organisations with the highest Best Companies Index scores feature in this prestigious list.   

Our vision and values

Our vision provides us with a clear direction:

We lead in building thriving communities

Our values outline the way we work:

We are passionate about making profit for a purpose. The things which change people’s lives are the focus of our investments and sharing our experience and knowledge with each other is the key to our success. This helps ensure Orbit delivers on its ambition to have fantastic people, high quality homes, great communities and to make every day a better day.

We are dynamic, performance focused and fully committed to delivering our vision. We work together to achieve our goals and to improve products, services and processes. We are prepared to be bold and try something new, and we celebrate our progress as we achieve success.

We always take the opportunity to improve and learn. We enjoy working together to solve problems. Being passionate about providing added value to our customers’ means we will naturally explore to understand what great looks like. We value the knowledge, skills, ideas and capabilities our people bring to Orbit, and together we will create inspirational teams committed to being the best.

We care about the safety, equality and prosperity of our people, communities and our environment. Our employees are dedicated to our common purpose and take accountability for the delivery of their part in our overall mission. We evaluate the impact of our work, understand how to target our investments and think critically to improve, ensuring we make the right changes for the right reasons.