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Why you should join the National Domestic Abuse Group

Why you should join the National Domestic Abuse Group

10 December 2018

Lisa Clarke is Tenancy Specialist Manager at Clarion Housing Group and chair of the Domestic Abuse housing Alliance (DAHA)
One in four people experience domestic abuse in the UK, which means that many victims will live in social housing. It’s therefore vital that housing associations understand the scale of the problem, and work together to tackle it.

Tagged with: Housing management, Welfare reform, Member blog

Let’s tackle shared ownership’s misconceptions once and for all

Let’s tackle shared ownership’s misconceptions once and for all

21 November 2018

Chris Jones is Executive Director, Development at emh group, and Vice Chair of the shared ownership steering group
Our shared ownership campaign has the potential to reinvent how we all market shared ownership and tackle its misconceptions head on – so long as we all get involved.

Tagged with: Member blog

Five things you might not know about me…

Five things you might not know about me…

20 November 2018

Kate Henderson is Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Since I started here at the National Housing Federation, I’ve met lots of our members up and down the country, so you might think you know plenty about me. But I thought I’d take a moment to share a few things you may not know.

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How one housing association is helping tenants facing discrimination in the private rented sector

How one housing association is helping tenants facing discrimination in the private rented sector

8 November 2018

Sanjeev Shah is Lettings Manager at Shepherd's Bush Housing Group
Sadly, the release of research this week from the National Housing Federation highlighting blatant discrimination against benefit claimants did not come as a surprise to me. In my role as Private Lettings Manager at Shepherd’s Bush Housing Association, this is something I often see first hand.

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How your views shaped our Green Paper response

How your views shaped our Green Paper response

6 November 2018

Catherine Ryder is Head of Policy at the National Housing Federation
We’ve heard from almost 400 members, and worked closely with social housing residents, to produce a strong and ambitious response to the Green paper that captures the diverse views of our sector.

Reflections on the Chancellor’s Budget 2018

Reflections on the Chancellor’s Budget 2018

1 November 2018

Jessica Levy is Public Affairs Manager at the National Housing Federation
This year’s Budget was not the quiet, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it fiscal event that many anticipated. With Brexit on the horizon and significant uncertainty persisting, many were ready to forgive Philip Hammond if this Budget had passed relatively unnoticed.

Tagged with: Finance, Federation blog

How is devolution changing our relationship to power?

How is devolution changing our relationship to power?

29 October 2018

Molly Bishop is Housing Options Development Officer at Stockport Homes
I regularly find myself exasperated at national politics. At the painstaking lengths people will go to provide opposition, at the lack of evidence-based policy making, and the general impression that it is all a bit of a mess.

Tagged with: Devolution, Member blog,

How might devolution help us end homelessness?

How might devolution help us end homelessness?

22 October 2018

Sarah-Jane Gay is an External Affairs Manager for London and South East.
If I’d been asked about devolution and its role in ending homelessness before I started working in housing, I’ll admit I wouldn’t have had a clue. But now I can confidently say that devolution is one of the most important tools we have for working together to reduce homelessness.

Tagged with: Devolution, Federation blog,

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