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We need more creative thinking about how supported housing is funded

We need more creative thinking about how supported housing is funded

28 March 2017

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Today is a big day for supported housing: Ministers will be quizzed on the new funding system. The Work and Pensions and Communities and Local Government Committees have been gathering evidence from a variety of stakeholders over the past month and will put officials to the test as they defend their proposals.

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What’s in a brand?

What’s in a brand?

7 March 2017

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
What’s in a brand? Is it a critical way to tell a story about who you are, or just something ‘the marketing people’ care about?

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The Housing ‘To Do’ List for 2017

The Housing ‘To Do’ List for 2017

9 January 2017

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Many of us start the day/week/month/year with a ‘to do’ list. This is a short version of the very extensive list of possibilities for housing associations, the National Housing Federation and our partners. This is the list that might just be the starting point to end the housing crisis.

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Will the Government rise to our challenge to build an offer for everyone?

Will the Government rise to our challenge to build an offer for everyone?

22 September 2016

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
We have a housing crisis. Almost no-one now disagrees with that statement and certainly not the Government. They, like me, think we need to build at least 200,000 homes a year if we are to have any chance of ending that crisis. The Government has a stated ambition of one million new homes during this Parliament.

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