Creating great homes together

We’re Magna Housing, a community-based housing association. We mainly work in Dorset and Somerset (our head office is in Dorchester) providing housing services to local people.

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Our three-year brilliant basics strategy

Our vision is to create great homes together and our three-year brilliant basics strategy provides the strong foundations needed to achieve it. We'll be focusing on four priority areas to help shape our future - take a look at our strategy pages to find out more.


Coronavirus information

To keep our customers and colleagues safe, we’ve made some changes to how we carry out our services. Please keep checking back here for the latest updates and information about the status of all our services.

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Finding a property

Magna provides and manages good quality housing in the South West of England. Our homes are for people who cannot afford to buy or rent the accommodation they need on the open housing market.

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Work with Magna

When you join our team, you become part of an organisation that prides itself on providing a good working environment and benefits. We look after those who work for us, as we know that without the commitment of our colleagues we wouldn't be able to provide the fantastic range of services to our customers.

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Helping with your finances

This section is to help you understand how to pay your rent and other charges to Magna Housing, what your rent includes and doesn't include and how we set our rents and other charges.

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The Magna community

As a community-based housing association, we work very closely with district and parish councils, statutory and voluntary agencies, and community groups in all areas of our activity across Dorset and Somerset.