The Group brings together a group of top performing housing associations managing around 18, 000 homes across the Midlands. Through this partnership we are looking to pool our strengths to gain greater resources, efficiencies and shared expertise. The track records of our member associations are testament to our strong abilities and drive. We are committed to providing first class services for our customers and are capable of delivering significant numbers of much-needed new homes.
Waterloo Housing Group brings together four top performing housing associations managing around 18, 000 homes across the Midlands and aiming to deliver 1000 properties a year. We believe we can make a major contribution to the region's housing market. With assets of £580 million, we are determined to use our new-found strength to raise the bar for the quality and quantity of affordable housing in central England. Our regional strength reinforces our local identities and the members of our group continue to build on their strong traditions of partnership working. We think regionally, and act locally.
For us, this means continuing to focus on the local authority relationships and commitments to supporting communities that have underpinned our success in the past. We are a preferred investment partner with the Homes and Communities Agency and our target is to build 1, 000 new homes each year. With financial strength, in depth knowledge of our projects and a highly experienced development team, we are exceptionally good at working with local communities and local authorities to meet their housing aspirations. Waterloo Housing Group is made up of a diverse range of locally operating housing associations who have gained a wealth of experience and expertise across the affordable housing sector.
We can provide advice and assistance to a variety of individuals and organisations. Our wide geographical spread across the east and west midlands means we are ideally placed to provide a number of 'hands on' services which might be of benefit to you Waterloo Housing Group can offer a repairs and maintenance service which is currently managed from our Louth office, we have a Call Centre office in Louth open 24 hours per day 365 days per year to answer emergency calls. New Linx Housing Trust employs a workforce of around 50 mainly multiskilled tradesmen, who deliver both responsive repairs and improvement works to the housing stock.