How do Housing Associations understand and demonstrate the impact or success of their community centres for their residents and communities? This report has been researched and written by Kira Baker, a final-year undergraduate student at the University of...
Published March 2018 Community businesses are usually established by local communities in order to meet a local need, whether that is to revive local assets, protect the services that local people rely on, or address local needs. To further build the...
How do Housing Associations understand and demonstrate the impact or success of their community centres for their residents and communities?
This report has been researched and written by Kira Baker, a final year undergraduate student at the University of Birmingham. The report was carried out as part of a student placement programme with Clarion Futures, under their Community Assets team.More...
The APPG for ‘left behind’ neighbourhoods has just published their latest report
A new report released today reveals that bleak housing prospects are significantly damaging the mental health of young people in the UK. The housing crisis is also negatively impacting their life choices, according to research commissioned by leading housing association Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH), which today called for decision makers and developers to urgently tackle the issue or risk a generation resigned to housing insecurity.
Published August 2021 This is the second quarterly briefings produced by the Racial Equality Group. The Racial Equality Group is supported by the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment, and is made up of a diverse cross-sector network of housing...
This is the first edition of the quarterly briefings produced by the Racial Equality Group.
This paper is an in-depth study of the experiences of racism amongst East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) people in the U.K. and how racism impacts on health and wellbeing.
This report from New Local finds that following the Covid-19 pandemic, there should be a massive expansion of community power: in decision-making, collaboration and meeting community needs.
This framework brings together the Quality of Life Foundation’s work into six overriding themes, to be used by local communities, developers and local authorities.
This guide provides detailed case studies and documents from successful community led housing partnerships.
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.