With ESG becoming an increasingly important issue within housing associations, the spotlight is falling on the role community investment plays in realising the social element of ESG.
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.
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. This blog comes from Mandi Holt, Community Investment Team Leader, Gloucester City Homes, who are based in Gloucester.
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the third blog in the series, Matthew Buckham, Communities Director at Sovereign, discusses their strategy to helping residents.
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the second in the series, Caroline Drew, Community Engagement Officer, Vale of Aylesbury Housing, discusses their priorities.
In light of the current coronavirus pandemic affecting communities across the world, HACT’s Social Insight Lead in Scotland, Michael McLaughlin, discusses questions around sharing of personal details.
HACT is delighted to announce that Preston-based housing association, Community Gateway, has signed up to the Board Charter for Community Investment.
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...
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.
In collaboration with Bates Wells Braithwaite, Hyde has calculated the monetary value of their social tenancies. The report also the added benefit to the economy and maintenance as well as cost to taxpayers. It explores the value of social tenancy against relying on family/friends and less stable conditions.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT. We partner with organisations across the social housing sector to drive value for residents and communities. We do this through insight-led products and services that encourage innovation and foster collaboration.
If you need help developing a community investment strategy, measuring your social value or demonstrating the business case for community investment, we can help make it happen. Get in touch and let’s start the conversation.