Welcome to the home of ALACHO

The voice for local authority housing

Here you will find all the information you need to know about our organisation including who we are, what we do and what our priorities are.  If you would like to find out more please contact us.


Tony Cain is ALACHO's Policy Manager and is based in our office in Edinburgh.  Tony is responsible for co-ordinating the work of ALACHO and ensuring that the organisation's views are formulated and shared with key partners.


ALACHO's aim is to influence and inform national housing policy an to promote the role of local authorities as strategic housing authorites, landlords and regulators of the Private Rented Sector.  Whilst our focus is mainly on strategic housing polies  We also have an interest in related issues such as Welfare Reform and Reshaping Care, Community Justice, health and planning.


If you would like to contact Tony click here.