A community cinema in Redcar and Cleveland funded by Beyond Housing is bringing local people together to enjoy films whilst teaching them about services offered by their housing association, as well as other local organisations.
How C2 have connected residents and service providers, improving the wellbeing of communities.
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?
Published by Peabody, June 2018Peabody, in partnership with the Social Market Foundation (SMF), have been working on the creation of a regular index to track tenants' economic wellbeing and prospects. This report summarises its first key findings. Despite the fact...
Social prescribing: GLA’s next steps
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: 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.
James works at Saltworkz, a community café in Haywards Heath, and has been involved with youth work there since 2015.
This report gives five policy and practice recommendations, the combination of which will go some way to avoiding a bleak future if current challenges are not addressed.
The 10 year Pembury Children’s Community programme in Hackney is now three years old. This report summarises its achievements and outlines plans for the future.
This is the evaluation report of Peabody’s Positive Steps Thamesmead (PST) programme that started operating in Thamesmead in April 2015.
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