To apply to become a member please download and complete the appropriate application form and send it back to us at


Standard Member benefits:

  • Free entry to 4 core GHA events and discounts on all other events
  • Access to academic/industry research projects via the GHA
  • Access to working groups, knowledge and information
  • Promotion via social media via GHA website, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Speaking opportunities at events/seminars and conferences
  • Business and networking opportunities
  • Listing on the GHA website
  • Annual General Meeting opportunity to influence GHA workstream
  • Access to extensive GHA network via regular newsletter
  • Use of GHA marketing material, logo and manifesto

Leader Member benefits (in addition to standard membership benefits):

  • Shared use of GHA stand space at events
  • Engagement and involvement in academic/industry research projects via the GHA
  • Privileged access to working groups such as opportunities to present/network
  • Enhanced GHA website content
  • Enhanced PR and communications opportunities at events and via printed/online media articles, reports, etc.
  • Enhanced opportunities to collaborate with and shape GHA agenda and workstreams

Local Authority Vanguard Group benefits (in addition to standard membership benefits):

  • Access to library of Quality Housing & Sustainable Development Standards:
  • Summaries/resources/good practice on topics/themes:

- Health and wellbeing; IAQ, daylight/sunlight/overheating/materials

- Alternative housing delivery models

- Zero carbon policy/strategies

- Renewable energy in new development

- Sustainable Urban Design/ Sustainable Communities

  • Strategic advice (1 day pa)
  • Feedback co-ordination and updating of resources on application of standards
  • Secretariat for members, e.g., communications/networking
  • 2 private group meetings pa
  • Informal access to Vanguard members
  • Liaising with LAs publicity/PR & communications teams
  • Arranging site visits to LAVG member housing developments (1 visit pa)

Additional services (chargeable):

  • Exclusive and private expert forum for LAs, e.g., brokerage or collectively procured  advice
  • Training, e.g., procurement, assessment, control and compliance with standards
  • Process and technical support
  • Authoring of bespoke housing standards & sustainable development strategies
  • Attendance/participation on design review panels

Upcoming events RSS feed

  1. JUL 06

    New Homes and Our Health

    The University of Sheffield, Lecture Theatre 6, The Arts Tower, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN

  2. JUL 14

    Passivhaus Workshop

    The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon, SN5 8UB

  3. JUL 18

    Site visit: Lovedon Fields

    Lovedon Fields, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7NJ.

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