Annual membership of the HSA costs:

  • £25.00 Full Membership
  • £11.50 Student Membership
  • £65.00 Corporate Membership (max. 3 named individuals) This membership is available to non-academic organisations i.e. local authorities, housing associations, third sector organisations and consultancies

Those age 60 or over can take advantage of our Lifetime Membership option with a one off payment of £125.

Being a member has a number of benefits:

  • Members get reduced rates to all our events, including our Annual Conference, and some other housing sector events with partner organisations;
  • Members can use the HSA blog as a means to disseminate news, research and ideas;
  • We have an event sponsorship programme to support members to disseminate and discuss their work;
  • We provide a number of bursaries to support early career and unfunded housing researchers to attend our annual conference;
  • We run the Valerie Karn prize, rewarding the best early career paper at our annual conference;
  • As a learned society, we nominate fellows to the Academy of Social Sciences.
  • We will also have a role to play in ensuring that housing studies is well represented in the panels involved in the next Research Excellence Framework Exercise.