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It’s time for shared ownership to take centre stage

It’s time for shared ownership to take centre stage

11 April 2018

Amy Nettleton is Assistant Director of Development, Sales and Marketing at Aster Group
When the National Housing Federation started to open a fresh discussion about shared ownership not only was I there with bells on, but also hopeful that this would get the breakthrough we needed.

Strength in diversity

Strength in diversity

9 April 2018

Cym D’Souza, Chief Executive, Arawak Walton and Chair, BMENational, and Raj Patel, Chief Executive, Housing Diversity Network
We need to recognise the moral and business case for bringing diversity back to our governance, work force and residents.

Tagged with: Guest blog, Member blog

What does it mean to #pressforprogress?

What does it mean to #pressforprogress?

8 March 2018

Saranya Kogulathas is Policy Assistant at the National Housing Federation
Waking up this morning, and seeing all the positive messages about women on social media – it could only be one day: International Women’s Day.

Tagged with: Federation blog

Why I’m writing on International Women’s Day

Why I’m writing on International Women’s Day

8 March 2018

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
I embark on this with some trepidation. I am a white, male chief executive of advancing middle age writing about International Women’s Day. I know some will be asking why mine is the voice that should be heard.

Tagged with: David Orr's blog

The population is increasing, ageing and changing – what are the implications for housing?

The population is increasing, ageing and changing – what are the implications for housing?

14 February 2018

Gerald Koessl, Research Officer, National Housing Federation
Our new report ‘Demographic change and housing wealth’ explores the projected changes in the population over the next two decades. This is the first in a series of blogs that will highlight some of the key findings, and pose questions we’d like your opinion on.

Tagged with: Health, care and housing, Research, Federation blog

Housing associations are building not just houses but homes

Housing associations are building not just houses but homes

2 February 2018

Claire Higgins is Chief Executive of Cross Keys Homes
I was very concerned this week to read in the news that some developers believe housing associations are struggling to finance house building due to a lack of grant funding, and are consequently looking to provide their own social housing.

Tagged with: New Homes, Member blog

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