In this blog, Shahanara Akhtar, Employment and Training co-ordinator at Gateway Housing Association, discusses the renewed appreciation for their community investment work from residents and colleagues.
Health and wellbeing
The Mason Mile supports hard to reach communities become more physically active through the delivery of one mile structured and unstructured routes, and has recently partnered with housing associations to do so.
Our blog series, The View From, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Rory Brown, Community Inclusion Assistant, and Ryan Davidson, Community Inclusion Officer, discuss how Govan HA has responded to the...
In this blog, Louise Blackwell and Stuart Hughes at ClwydAlyn Resident discuss how the crisis has enhanced their appreciation for the local voluntary sector in North Wales and brought them closer to their residents.
Between March and May 2020, social housing organisations provided almost £500,000 in financial assistance, made almost half a million welfare calls and identified just over 175,000 vulnerable residents.
In this blog, Tanya King, Customer Engagement and Inclusion Manager at Stockport Homes, discusses their support with local food pantries, partnership working and next steps.
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. In each one, we have brought together available evidence to help you think about and plan future...
Tracey Ellis, Policy and Practice Officer at NIFHA, discusses how its members have been responding to the crisis as well as how to build on and sustain that community resilience.
In this blog, Jackie Carpenter, Assistant Director Strategy at Derventio, discusses how they’ve been responding.
This blog comes from Justin Ricks, Community Navigator at Coastline Housing which is based in Cornwall.
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. In each one, we have brought together available evidence to help you think about and plan future strategies and how...
In this blog, William Miller, Director of Social Impact at Optivo, discusses how they’ve been responding to covid-19.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT, UK housing’s ideas and innovation agency.
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