With support from the National Housing Federation, the Commission visited towns and cities across the North and Midlands, meeting housing associations, stakeholders and local residents. Using the learning from this process, the Commission has made ten recommendations.
Authors: Mark Wilding, Katy Jones, Philip Martin and Lisa ScullionPublished by Give us a Chance and University of SalfordThe research involved a mixed-methods approach and was carried out in three key phases:Phase 1: Initial consultation and review of...
Authors: Deborah Quilgars, Alison Dyke, Alison Wallace and Sarah WestPublished by Joseph Rowntree Foundation, February 2019This report presents the results of a six-year evaluation of Derwenthorpe, an urban extension of about 500 homes in York, developed by the...
Recommending a series of actions that the housing sector in Scotland should take in order to improve resident engagement.
Author: Emma-Jane Flynn Published by the Local Government Association, in partnership with Tpas, February 2019Tpas partnered with the LGA to investigate, capture and report on good practice in tenant engagement delivered by councils across the country. Tpas carried...
Mental health problems are the most common health issue among Citizens Advice clients, impacting 89,410 clients last year. Previous research found people with mental health problems are more likely to struggle with essential services, and support offered by providers is inadequate.
Last week, I attended an interesting event to showcase the Community Impact Partnership, a £3m social investment fund run by Clarion, Peabody L&Q and Orbit. The programme provides an alternative option to traditional models of funding by offering a blend of grants and loan of between £25,000 and £150,000 to community businesses, social enterprises and charities.
This report centres on findings from Centrepoint’s analysis of data collected for the 2017/18 Youth Homelessness Databank. It updates findings from previous years, including Centrepoint’s estimate of the national scale of youth homelessness.
This report assesses the barriers to employment and the impact of rent fluctuations and housing benefit.
This White Paper from Orbit Group and Fairbanking explains how Orbit Group is helping its customers take control of their finances.
The evaluation of the DOSH programme is based on answering the following question: is digital support, therapeutic mentoring or a combination of these elements more effective in improving the financial capability of A2Dominion residents?
This report identifies the elements of high-quality and innovative practice in the provision of home adaptations for older people. It highlights practical examples of local areas that are organising and delivering adaptations effectively.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT, UK housing’s ideas and innovation agency.
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