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 purpose of the report is to explore the likely future trends in the operation, structure and customer demographic of a social housing provider in England.
Using a series of data analytical methods, this research paper sets out to establish whether community investment activities provide a return on investment and cost savings.
This framework provides guidance for housing providers as they develop a community investment strategy that is tailored to the needs of their communities.
This research aimed to generate an up-to-date picture of the measurement tools which are currently being used by housing organisations to measure their social impact occurring as a result of their community investment activities.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT, UK housing’s ideas and innovation agency.
If you need help in developing a community investment strategy, measuring your social value or demonstrating the business case for community investment, please contact us.
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