This guide provides detailed case studies and documents from successful community led housing partnerships.
Between March and October 2020, UK social housing organisations provided almost £1,900,000 in financial assistance, gave 215,000 residents advice and guidance, and made just under one million welfare calls.
Our recent event with the Racial Equality Group explored how to take discussions around racial equality within the housing sector, and community investment, forward.
An anthology of stories, statistics and viewpoints that capture how social housing organisations responded to the Covid-19 pandemic across the UK.
In this blog, MTVH’s Director of Community Investment, Jahanara Rajkoomar calls for action across society to address ethnic and racial inequalities.
This series of briefings address significant issues that are emerging in the UK as a result of Covid-19 that impact on the work of community investment. This briefing covers BAME communities.
Connie Jennings, Head of Health and Wellbeing at whg, explains why their organisation are giving out kindness bags this Christmas and beyond.
This report looks at the COVID-19 lockdown and the impact of poor quality housing on occupants in the North of England.
This report from IPPR North, Northern Powerhomes: A green recovery plan to decarbonise homes in the North, shows that there is huge potential for economic stimulus provided by a programme of housing decarbonisation in the north of England.
Our local communities need us more than ever. It’s time to bring generations together to take action, writes InCommon in this guest blog.
This webinar explores the emerging issues for ESG and its connection with community investment.
With ESG becoming an increasingly important issue within housing associations, the spotlight is falling on the role community investment plays in realising the social element of ESG.
This blog, from MTVH, discusses how investing in communities is at the core of their work as a social purpose organisation.
This blog takes a look at the role that United Communities, a local community-based housing association in Bristol, has played in the history of the city’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community.
This report offers a snapshot of how Clarion Housing residents coped with some of the challenges faced during the COVID-19 lockdown.
In this paper, published with Autonomy and 4 Day Week, Nic Murray looks at the clear overlap between over work and mental ill-health.
PlaceShapers asked HACT to support it in identifying and assessing the experiences and trends in members’ responses to the Covid-19 pandemic. This report outlines those findings and makes recommendations.
In this blog, Megan Cannons, Evaluation and Impact Manager, discusses how L&Q has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.
This report finds that investment in the social housing sector generates economic and social benefits for Scotland and its people, including reducing poverty and homelessness, improving health, and creating jobs.
This blog comes from Peter Locke, Head of Communities at North Star, who are based in the North East.
Between March and June 2020, UK social housing organisations provided almost £1m in financial assistance, provided over 110,000 residents with advice and guidance, and made over 600,000 welfare calls.
The Yorkshire and Humberside network will meet every two months to discuss their response to Covid-19 and other priorities.
In this blog, Shahanara Akhtar, Employment and Training co-ordinator at Gateway Housing Association, discusses the renewed appreciation for their community investment work from residents and colleagues.