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.
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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.
Breathing Space, which teaches Mindfulness Based Approaches (MBA) to help people look after their mental health, is now offering concessionary rates to public sector workers.
This report explores the nexus between poverty, work and housing, adding to knowledge of ‘in-work poverty’ in two distinctive ways.
Barrhead HA is the first Scottish landlord to sign up to the Board Charter
The Urban Crew project, a joint initiative between Manchester Communication Academy and Northwards Housing, is teaching children across Manchester about good citizenship, health and safety and teamwork.
An opportunity to discuss the future of community investment with leading community investment strategists in Bristol.
For young people across Lewisham Love2Dance is more than just a streetdance programme. It has built confidence, encouraged creativity, and fostered leadership skills. Love2Dance has demonstrated the power of arts initiatives in building and connecting local communities.
We take a look back at HACT’s head of social value James Williams wrote a blog on financial stability.
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