arc4 has huge experience
arc4 is a multi-disciplinary team with huge experience of the inner workings of the housing market, planning, local and national government, social housing and regulation.
Our market analysts produce insightful and robust evidence-based reports, in plain English, with informed recommendations to help you make confident housing decisions across the UK. Our recent commissions include; Manchester, Liverpool, Bradford, Leeds, Stoke and Durham.
Helen provides expert housing analysis and consultancy on all aspects of the market, particularly for the PRS (private rented sector) market. She works extensively with investors, developers, local authorities, housing associations and regeneration partnerships, providing detailed evidence and information to support powerful investment.
Her range of expertise covers: economic viability assessments, economic development consultancy, PRS analysis, affordable housing, home ownership products, project delivery, stock appraisal, demand assessments, housing led-regeneration and equity loans. She also compiles policy and strategy documents and is involved in project delivery at a practical level.
Michael heads arc4’s extensive research programme.
He specialises in delivering robust housing need assessments and market reports, as well as successfully defending research findings and evidence at planning inquiry level. Not just a man for detail, he also excels in making complex data digestible and easily understood by a wide range of audiences.
He acts as consultant and strategic advisor on future housing policy and development, has helped progress numerous housing development initiatives and successfully promoted these to a range of stakeholders.
With a background in public sector housing, planning and regeneration, David is an expert in end-to-end project management and delivery for affordable housing schemes, joint venture initiatives and alternative business structures.
Scott provides resident, customer and stakeholder consultation for local authorities, housing associations, developers, investors and planning services; ensuring that all parties’ views are successfully captured and made clear. Getting to the heart of consumer issues is his forte.
He specialises in gathering robust qualitative primary data through a range of mechanisms, from surveys and fieldwork through to more creative, bespoke solutions. Scott is also an expert data analyst, collating and interpreting multiple secondary data sources to provide powerful housing market analytics.
Steve is our older people expert and leads on projects which focus on supported and sheltered housing service reviews and on option appraisals. He has a particular interest in developing and delivering extra care housing, collaborating with local authority commissioners, developers and service providers.
Steve has worked across housing and care for over 30 years and can provide a crucial link for organisations who recognise the important role that housing plays in the promotion of good health. He can provide incisive analysis of local housing markets to help establish new services and products.
arc4 knows the UK housing market inside out
We work with the private sector, public sector, social housing providers, developers, and investors.
As well as providing postcode-specific general housing market analysis, we have created dedicated services for key defined markets and housing providers.
This means we are able to provide you with the most robust evidence available, on which you can confidently base your housing decisions.
Arc4 operates predominantly across six areas of housing market activity, providing tailored support, analysis and advice that is delivered by specialists in their fields.