The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment champions and celebrates the importance and impact of community investment across the UK
The Community Centres Network is run by the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment. Members of the community centres network mostly come from housing associations, but some network members are from independent community centres or charity sector partners. If...
Offering repayable and flexible finance, the Recovery Loan Fund will work under the terms of the British Business Bank Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) – which supports access to finance for UK businesses as they recover and grow following the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Tuesday 25 May 2021 we were joined by David Lammy MP for a webinar to discuss how to be an anti-racist organisation, and what that means for the housing sector.
The Housing Associations Youth Network (HAYN) exists to work with and for young people aged 11-25 that live in and around our communities. It is a peer network of youth focussed representatives from the social housing sector. HAYN is supported by The Centre for...
This paper is an in-depth study of the experiences of racism amongst East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) people in the U.K. and how racism impacts on health and wellbeing.
The APPG for ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods has just published their latest report
A new report released today reveals that bleak housing prospects are significantly damaging the mental health of young people in the UK. The housing crisis is also negatively impacting their life choices, according to research commissioned by leading housing association Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH), which today called for decision makers and developers to urgently tackle the issue or risk a generation resigned to housing insecurity.
As of October 2020, we are into Phase 2 of this project. The figures in this second phase are have been expanded and are designed to capture the range of ways that housing associations support their residents. The purpose of these measures is to record...
This guide provides detailed case studies and documents from successful community led housing partnerships.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT. We partner with organisations across the social housing sector to drive value for residents and communities. We do this through insight-led products and services that encourage innovation and foster collaboration.
If you need help developing a community investment strategy, measuring your social value or demonstrating the business case for community investment, we can help make it happen. Get in touch and let’s start the conversation.