UK Housing Data Standard

Recognising there is a need to improve the quality of data in housing, HACT and OSCRE have launched the UK’s first data standard to the housing sector. Version one of the HACT UK housing data standard covers the voids and allocations process and core customer data.

The housing data standard library is made up of the following components

UK housing data standard library:

Quick start guide

Reference data model

Data exchange standards



The UK Housing Data Standard is free to use subject to the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-ND 4.0) license

The full license conditions can be found here

To download the standard or to register your interest in the consultation please complete the webform below:

Be part of the future of the UK housing data standard

We are currently looking for housing providers to invest in the future development, governance and maintenance of the UK housing data standard. For information see our investment prospectus

Version 1.0 of the Standard was created by HACT and OSCRE alongside 17 housing providers and supported by Aareon and the launch sponsored by Pilon

Acis Group




Halton Housing Trust



One Manchester



South Yorkshire Housing Association

Thames Valley Housing

Together Housing Group


WM Housing

Yorkshire Coast Homes

Yorkshire Housing