Our role

LHC delivers a simple core service. We bring buyers and suppliers together to build, refurbish and maintain social housing and public property more efficiently and cost effectively, and to benefit the local community. Created for local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies, our frameworks are procured in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and are free to use.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we return any surplus to our members to improve social value outcomes in accordance with our primary goal 'working together to deliver better buildings, homes and communities' and actively contribute to community benefit initiatives.

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Top 5 reasons to choose LHC


50+ years of procurement experience


Trusted technical expertise embedded in our free to use frameworks


Communities are enhanced with better building and homes


Fast and efficient, compliant procurement


Financial gains for clients, suppliers and communities

Where we operate

We offer national coverage and local expertise and delivery, matching buyers with suppliers who operate in their region and share a commitment to the local community.

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Facts and figures

19 frameworks (1 DPS)

1019 projects

£463 million projects value

Community benefit funds

Members in each region have the opportunity to create and distribute a Community Benefit Fund. The fund is generated from the rebate members receive if they spend over a specified threshold on LHC frameworks.

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