Welcome to Places for People. On this website, we are working towards helping you find everything you need as easily as possible.
In the new online customer portal, you will be able to:
- Pay your rent
- Report a repair
- Get help with finances
- Get wellbeing support
- Learn about your home with us.
Please use the new payment reference number sent by email or letter recently to register.
If you have already created an account, please log in.
We’re a ‘profit for social purpose’ organisation managing more than 25,000 affordable, mostly recently-built homes to suit all kinds of lifestyles.
As well as homes to rent for people on lower incomes, we offer properties for retired people, homes for sale through part-buy, part-rent schemes, residential lettings and key-worker accommodation.
We started out as a cooperative housing provider in 1964 and built our first properties at Derwent Court in Willington, Derby, in 1968. We’ve diversified over the years into areas such as market rental and student accommodation, and now we cover the country.
Information about us
Places for People is a trading name of Derwent Housing Association Limited, a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 registered with the Regulator of Social Housing (L0715) and with the Financial Conduct Authority (18127R). Registered office: 305 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8QR.
VAT registration: No GB 401269781.
Places for People is a trading name of Derwent Community Housing Association Limited (DCHA), a charitable subsidiary of Derwent Housing Association Limited registered with the Regulator of Social Housing (4790) and the Financial Conduct Authority (32253R).
Derwent Students is a trading name of Derwent Facilities Management Limited (company number 7264667), a subsidiary of Derwent Housing Association Limited and part of the Places for People Group. Registered office: 1 Centro Place, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8RF