Welcome to Gentoo

We are a housing association that provides homes for more than 60,000 people.

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Help to manage your money

Whatever your financial situation, our Money Matters Team will work with you to give you all the support and advice you need.

The team offers a free service to help you make the most of your money. The service is available to all tenants and you do not have to be in debt to use it.

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Updating our housing register and online bidding process

13 March 2023

We have more information about changes to how you bid for properties and apply to join our housing register.

Our new online housing register will be available on Monday 3 April. Before we switch to it, we will transfer existing accounts and applications from HomeHunt.

Changing exis...

Latest news

16 March 2023

Gentoo Homes is recruiting a Construction Director

Gentoo Homes has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Director to join its team. This is a ...

8 March 2023

Gentoo Group recognises and celebrates female colleagues

We believe that having a diverse organisation improves culture and overall performance. 


6 March 2023

Housing Employment Network North East (HENNE) launches new brand

A NORTH EAST employment partnership created by a group of thirteen regional housing providers, to...