Here’s the latest news, and the latest views about community investment across the UK.
A collective of organisations has come together to release the following statement about Black History Month: Since 1987, Black History Month has been an important annual celebration of the achievements of people of African and Caribbean heritage in the UK....
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...
In this blog, Megan Cannons, Evaluation and Impact Manager, discusses how L&Q has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.
This blog comes from Peter Locke, Head of Communities at North Star, who are based in the North East.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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,...
The Centre supports the Homes at the Heart campaign
Stephen Burns from Peabody discusses the ways the organisation has responded to the Covid-19 crisis.
Janette Vizard from Bromford discusses the checklist she’s developed for charities looking to remobilise.
The first set of impact measures evidence the phenomenal work the social housing sector has been doing.
Sam Scharf, Director of Community Investment at Orbit, discusses their webinar series.
In this blog, Kate Bawden, Head of Communications at Look Ahead, recalls how they’ve responded to the crisis.
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.
Janette Vizard, who is a Grants and Social Value Officer at Bromford Housing, discusses the financial impact of Covid-19 on small charities and considerations around reopening community centres.
In this blog, Jackie Carpenter, Assistant Director Strategy at Derventio, discusses how they’ve been responding.
This blog comes from Justin Ricks, Community Navigator at Coastline Housing which is based in Cornwall.
In this blog, Phil Miles, Director of Clarion Futures, discusses how they’ve been responding to Covid-19.
In this blog, William Miller, Director of Social Impact at Optivo, discusses how they’ve been responding to covid-19.
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.
We are asking the sector to report nine measures that will help us to evidence the impact of the social housing sector during the Covid-19 crisis.
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.
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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