Here’s the latest news, and the latest views about community investment across the UK.

Measuring the impact we continue to make

Measuring the impact we continue to make

A new set of impact measures. From 1 October 2020, we are asking social housing organisations to measure a new set of impact measures. As before, there are nine key measures that we're inviting organisations to record, with some additional information for...

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The view from: L&Q

The view from: L&Q

In this blog, Megan Cannons, Evaluation and Impact Manager, discusses how L&Q has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.

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The view from: L&Q

The view from: L&Q

In this blog, Megan Cannons, Evaluation and Impact Manager, discusses how L&Q has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.

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The view from: Gateway Housing

The view from: Gateway Housing

In this blog, Shahanara Akhtar, Employment and Training co-ordinator at Gateway Housing Association, discusses the renewed appreciation for their community investment work from residents and colleagues.

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Going The Mile

Going The Mile

The Mason Mile supports hard to reach communities become more physically active through the delivery of one mile structured and unstructured routes, and has recently partnered with housing associations to do so.

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The view from: Govan HA

The view from: Govan HA

Our blog series, The View From, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Rory Brown, Community Inclusion Assistant, and Ryan Davidson, Community Inclusion Officer, discuss how Govan HA has responded to the...

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The view from: ClwydAlyn

The view from: ClwydAlyn

In this blog, Louise Blackwell and Stuart Hughes at ClwydAlyn Resident discuss how the crisis has enhanced their appreciation for the local voluntary sector in North Wales and brought them closer to their residents.

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The view from: Stockport Homes

The view from: Stockport Homes

In this blog, Tanya King, Customer Engagement and Inclusion Manager at Stockport Homes, discusses their support with local food pantries, partnership working and next steps.

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The view from: Catalyst

The view from: Catalyst

Our blog series, The View From, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Rhys Evans, Community Engagement Manager at Catalyst, discusses their proposed summer programme for young people. Historically,...

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NIFHA members response

NIFHA members response

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.

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The view from: Optivo

The view from: Optivo

In this blog, William Miller, Director of Social Impact at Optivo, discusses how they’ve been responding to covid-19.

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The view from: Pobl Group

The view from: Pobl Group

Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Samantha Howells and Dafydd Hellard from Pobl discuss how they’ve been responding to the crisis, particularly around funding and prescriptions.

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SFHA Members Humanitarian Response

SFHA Members Humanitarian Response

Michael McLaughlin, HACT Social Insight Lead in Scotland, the ways in which Scottish housing associations are working with community groups and services during the covid-19 crisis.

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The view from: MTVH

The view from: MTVH

Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. This blog comes from from Sarah Willis, Head of Strategic Partnerships & National Delivery, MTVH, who are based in London.

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