We now know that the social housing sector faces a time of tightening resources over the coming years. The changes to policy announced in the July 2015 Budget will have a significant impact on housing providers’ businesses. The desire to deliver the maximum value for the money that remains will be high up the agenda of every board and executive team. Some organisations will respond with diversification, continuing to seek opportunities in new fields. Others will aim to maximise their impact in the areas they know best.