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.
Isolation / loneliness
This report assesses the barriers to employment and the impact of rent fluctuations and housing benefit.
Following on from Family Mosaic’s Health Begins at Home project, this report is based on Peabody’s follow-up research project that looked at how to deliver a cost-effective housing support services, improve people’s self-care, and work with other agencies to deliver a coordinated response to the needs of residents with health and support requirements.
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.
This report examines the housing and care needs facing older people in rural areas, and makes recommendations that central and local government and other partners should adopt the HAPPI principles when designing new homes for older people in rural areas.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT, UK housing’s ideas and innovation agency.
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