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.
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Our recent event with the Racial Equality Group explored how to take discussions around racial equality within the housing sector, and community investment, forward.
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.
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.
This blog, from MTVH, discusses how investing in communities is at the core of their work as a social purpose organisation.
This report offers a snapshot of how Clarion Housing residents coped with some of the challenges faced during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT, UK housing’s ideas and innovation agency.
If you need help in developing a community investment strategy, measuring your social value or demonstrating the business case for community investment, please contact us.
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