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A Queen’s Speech for housing?

A Queen’s Speech for housing?

27 May 2015

Kathleen Kelly is Assistant Director of Policy and Research at the National Housing Federation
Housing was front and centre of today’s Queen’s Speech. That is a major achievement that we should be proud of.  It’s clear to me that housing, economic growth and connecting people to opportunity were key, interlinking themes in a Queen’s Speech that promised full employment, the chance to own a home, a right to build and more devolution to cities and local government.

Tagged with: General, Federation blog

What greater devolution means for housing associations

What greater devolution means for housing associations

26 May 2015

Catherine Brabner is Policy Officer at the National Housing Federation
Creating places where people want to live and work is central to George Osborne’s devolution plan. For housing associations the prospect presents significant changes to their operating environments, with policy and investment decisions being taken much closer to home.

Tagged with: Localism, Federation blog

Five ways Housing can support Health

Five ways Housing can support Health

22 May 2015

Andy Carberry is Head Of Independent Living at Regenda Homes
What is to be the impact of planned ‘Northern Powerhouses’, and further devolution to major cities over the next 5 years for Health and Housing? Where do you think supported housing, and more broadly, housing associations fit into the future political, social and financial melting pot?

Tagged with: Care and support, Member blog

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