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Developing an offer for our tenants

Developing an offer for our tenants

17 November 2017

Catherine Ryder is Head of Policy at National Housing Federation
Creating great places to live is at the heart the sector’s Ambition to Deliver. But only by listening to and learning from the people who live in our homes will we be able to realise this vision.

Tagged with: Investing in communities, Federation blog

How housing associations can make better use of data

How housing associations can make better use of data

19 October 2017

Greg Dean is Sector Sales Manager – Charities and Housing Associations at Phoenix Software
A report from our partners Phoenix Software explores the storage and IT mobility challenges currently facing UK housing associations

Tagged with: Guest blog

Is there a housing crisis in Europe?

Is there a housing crisis in Europe?

17 October 2017

Gerald Koessl is a Research Officer at National Housing Federation
What does the housing crisis in Europe look like and how does it compare to the UK? Contributing to a new report by Housing Europe, we take a look at public spending on housing allowances and building new homes in Europe and the UK.

Tagged with: Finance, New Homes, Research, Federation blog

Why do I work in the housing sector?

Why do I work in the housing sector?

12 October 2017

Angela Gascoigne is Chief Executive at SHAL Housing
Ahead of her session at our Smaller Housing Associations conference next month, Angela Gascoigne explains why working in housing can help change the world.

Tagged with: Member blog

Homelessness is growing, but we can make it a thing of the past

Homelessness is growing, but we can make it a thing of the past

10 October 2017

Sarah-Jane Gay is Policy Officer at the National Housing Federation
Housing homeless and vulnerable people has always been a key part of what the sector does, be it during the industrial revolution, after the Second World War, or in the wake of Cathy Come Home. It’s what the sector was set up to do, and what we’ll always be committed to. On World Homeless Day, I talk to one of our tenants with a history of homelessness about what housing has meant for him.

The Prime Minister’s announcement marks a sea change - so let’s make the most of it

The Prime Minister’s announcement marks a sea change - so let’s make the most of it

6 October 2017

Gill Payne is Executive Director of Public Impact at the National Housing Federation
In all the brouhaha following the PM’s speech at the Conservative party conference, two of the most important policy announcements for our sector seem to have passed beneath the radar. So much so, that last night I was wondering if it was all a dream. But it did happen and I for one would love to shout it from the rooftops. This moment demonstrates a monumental shift in policy and trust in housing associations to deliver the homes of all types and tenure that the country so desperately needs.

How can we harness the strength of our future leaders?

How can we harness the strength of our future leaders?

18 September 2017

Gill Payne is Executive Director of Public Impact at National Housing Federation.
Diverse leadership is vital for an organisation’s future success; so a programme that supports young leaders into board member roles is just what the sector needs.

Tagged with: Federation blog

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