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...
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Jules Tompkins, Investment Manager at CIP, discusses how Covid-19 has rewritten the rules and the risks.
HACT is delighted to announce that Preston-based housing association, Community Gateway, has signed up to the Board Charter for Community Investment.
Updates from the first London and South East regional network meeting.
Authors: Claire Mansfield, Nancy Towers and Ross PhillipsPublished by Social Enterprise, May 2019This research report by Social Enterprise calls for a rethink on how public bodies use social value, and urges them to make it a central part of how local and central...
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.
A 2001 study by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation remains relevant today, providing an overview of how community investment at housing associations occurs, and motivations for community investment, by looking at five case studies from England and Wales.
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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