Warrington Housing Association awarded a G1 and V1 Regulatory judgement

07 Jul 2022

What does G1 mean? 

G1 – Compliant – WHA meets the governance requirements  

What does V1 mean? 

V1 – Compliant – WHA meets the viability requirements and has the financial capacity to deal with a wide range of adverse scenarios 


Regulatory judgements and notices are the regulator’s official view of a housing provider and are based on a set of Regulatory Standards.  

The standards contain specific expectations and outcomes that providers are expected to achieve. The board and local authority counsellors who govern service delivery are responsible for meeting the relevant standards and determining how this is done.  

Economic Standards 

The Regulator of Social Housing seeks assurance from providers that they are meeting its economic standards. They apply to all registered providers. 
The 3 economic standards are:  


Consumer Standards 

The Regulator also sets Consumer Standards and its role is to intervene where failure meets the stands has caused, or could have caused serious harm to tenants. The Consumer Standards do not apply to all types of housing with the following exclusions 

  • The Rent Standard and the consumer standards do not apply to 100% owned low-cost home ownership 
  • Less than 100% owned low-cost home ownership, nor to certain types of housing detailed in the Government standard on rents for social housing including intermediate rent 
  • Does not apply to intermediate rent nor to less than 100% owned low-cost home ownership 

The 4 Consumer Standards are:  


“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

Contact Us

Tel: 01925 246810
Fax: 01925 246814
Email: admin@wha.org.uk

Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR