A collective of organisations has come together to release the following statement about Black History Month: Since 1987, Black History Month has been an important annual celebration of the achievements of people of African and Caribbean heritage in the UK....
A new set of impact measures. From 1 October 2020, we are asking social housing organisations to measure a new set of impact measures. As before, there are nine key measures that we're inviting organisations to record, with some additional information for...
In this blog, Megan Cannons, Evaluation and Impact Manager, discusses how L&Q has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.
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 Mason Mile supports hard to reach communities become more physically active through the delivery of one mile structured and unstructured routes, and has recently partnered with housing associations to do so.
HACT is coordinating a consortium bid from housing associations that would match fund any new grants made to local charities. The Community Match Challenge is a new initiative from the Government, consisting of £85million that will be used to match new...
Between March and May 2020, social housing organisations provided almost £500,000 in financial assistance, made almost half a million welfare calls and identified just over 175,000 vulnerable residents.
Following a number of questions from contributing organisations, here is some additional advice about how to complete your impact measures form. Update advice: Our impact measures are due on the 15th of every month. For more information please email Adam...
On 18 May, the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment hosted a webinar about mental health and social housing, responding to Covid-19. You can view the webinar in full below. The webinar featured: Main presentation: (04:00) Simon Lieberman and Trudy...
Michael McLaughlin, HACT Social Insight Lead in Scotland, the ways in which Scottish housing associations are working with community groups and services during the covid-19 crisis.
The Centre is delighted to announce it is launching the first interactive map of community investment projects across the UK.
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the fourth in the series, Lisa Voyle, Senior Project Officer, Newydd Housing Association based in Cardiff, discusses how they’ve adapted their health and wellbeing programmes.
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