For accounting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2021, the 2018 Housing SORP must be read in conjunction with Housing SORP Guidance Note 2022 – Update to SORP 2018, UK exit from the EU.
The provisions of this Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) are applicable for accounting periods commencing on or after 1 January 2019. For entities that are within the scope of a SORP, Financial Reporting Standard 102 The Financial Reporting Standard applicable in the UK and the Republic of Ireland (FRS 102), permits early adoption for accounting periods beginning on or before 1 January 2019. If an entity applies the changes from the Triennial Review 2017 and this SORP before periods commencing on or before 1 January 2019 it must disclose that fact in accordance with paragraph 1.18 of FRS 102.
The SORP includes the following model documents as appendices:
- Consolidated statement of comprehensive income
- Consolidated statement of financial position
- Consolidated statement of changes in reserves
- Consolidated statement of cash flows.
See our page on Accounting for registered social housing providers for more information on the SORP, associated guidance, consultations and other resources (such as model accounts).
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