Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the first in the series, Julie Haywood, Director of Community Investment at whg, discusses their priorities.
We’ve been hearing from numerous housing associations about the initiatives they’ve been taking since the Covid-19 crisis began. Here is an inspiring example from Clarion Housing Group.
Within communities, organisations are focusing on how they can best support local people during what will be extraordinarily challenging times. Here are potential areas of support for community investment professionals. Please share any ideas, initiatives or...
In light of the current coronavirus pandemic affecting communities across the world, HACT’s Social Insight Lead in Scotland, Michael McLaughlin, discusses questions around sharing of personal details.
HACT is delighted to announce that Preston-based housing association, Community Gateway, has signed up to the Board Charter for Community Investment.
Research: The Impact of Welfare Reform on Tenants, Rent Collection and Perceptions of Social Housing
Michael Marshall, who is undertaking a PhD at the University of Sheffield on the topic of welfare reform and social housing, answers our questions on what his research could tell community investment teams.
Barrhead HA is the first Scottish landlord to sign up to the Board Charter
Employment scheme Wheatley Works is just over a year old and already it has created nearly 800 jobs and training opportunities in Scotland’s most deprived communities. Here’s their story so far.
A dressing up box that teaches primary school children about different roles in housing will soon be piloted at three primary schools in the South West. Could this be a solution to the housing sector’s recruitment problems?
The Centre for Community Investment is celebrating its first birthday. And after one year in operation, there is lots to shout about. Here we take a look back at some of our best blogs this year.
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