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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

Devolution – our offer to you

Devolution – our offer to you

11 January 2018

Rob Warm is Head of Member Relations at the National Housing Federation
Devolution is my second favourite subject (housing is obviously my first). So when devolution and housing collide I am giddy with delight and excitement.

Tagged with: Devolution, Federation blog

The Housing To Do list 2017 – how did we do?

The Housing To Do list 2017 – how did we do?

21 December 2017

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Last January I published a To Do list for housing in 2017. So how did we get on? My list didn’t anticipate a General Election. And the defining event of the year was the horrific fire in Grenfell Tower, about...

Tagged with: David Orr's blog

The most wonderful time of the year?

The most wonderful time of the year?

19 December 2017

Andy White is Chief Executive of Brighton Housing Trust
Christmas can be especially difficult for homeless people. That’s why places that offer them a home for the holidays are so vital.

Tagged with: Member blog

Five thousand by 2020?

Five thousand by 2020?

15 December 2017

Boris Worrall is Chief Executive at Rooftop Housing Group and Chair of the West Midlands Regional Committee
Following this month’s West Midlands Regional Committee meeting, Chair, Boris Worrall, reflects on new housing supply statistics.

Tagged with: New Homes, Member blog

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

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