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

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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The view from: Gloucester City Homes

The view from: Gloucester City Homes

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.

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The view from: Community Impact Partnership (CIP)

The view from: Community Impact Partnership (CIP)

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.

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The view from: settle

The view from: settle

Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Gavin Cansfield, Chief Executive, at settle, discusses how their social purpose has been brought into focus by the crisis.

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The view from: Newydd HA

The view from: Newydd HA

Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the fourth in the series, Lisa Voyle, Senior Project Officer, Newydd Housing Association based in Cardiff, discusses how they’ve adapted their health and wellbeing programmes.

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The view from: Sovereign

The view from: Sovereign

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.

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The view from: Vale of Aylesbury Housing

The view from: Vale of Aylesbury Housing

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.

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The view from: whg

The view from: whg

Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the first in the series, Julie Haywood, Director of Community Investment at whg, discusses their priorities.

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Clarion: Connecting through crisis

Clarion: Connecting through crisis

We’ve been hearing from numerous housing associations about the initiatives they’ve been taking since the Covid-19 crisis began. Here is an inspiring example from Clarion Housing Group.

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GDPR briefing

GDPR briefing

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.

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