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Helping the sector to speak with one voice on shared ownership

Helping the sector to speak with one voice on shared ownership

17 January 2020

John Neugebauer, Marketing & PR Advisor at RHP
As the Federation’s exciting shared ownership campaign goes public this month, at RHP we’ve started to use the campaign’s eye-catching creative assets to help the sector build a powerful new brand and message.

Tagged with: Member blog

When is transformation truly transformational – and when’s it not?

When is transformation truly transformational – and when’s it not?

9 January 2020

Peter Lunio is Managing Partner, Insights with Purpose and Board Member, EPIC Housing
I’ve been doing some research for a social housing client which has meant reading a lot of corporate strategies and Value for Money statements from housing associations. The word that crops up time and time again is ‘transformation’ – and in many cases, it’s preceded by the word ‘digital’. It made me think about whether these transformations were reality or fantasy – and how you tell whether an initiative is truly transformational?

Tagged with: Governance, Member blog

Housing can be at the heart of Boris Johnson’s vision for Britain

Housing can be at the heart of Boris Johnson’s vision for Britain

17 December 2019

Rhys Moore is Executive Director of Public Impact at the National Housing Federation
The Conservatives have secured a landslide victory in the 2019 General Election, winning an 80-seat majority – the party’s best result since the 1980s. Labour lost seats in its traditional heartlands in the midlands and the north, and seats which have never voted Conservative turned blue.

Tagged with: General Election, Governance, Federation blog

How can housing play a part in solving the climate crisis?

How can housing play a part in solving the climate crisis?

11 December 2019

Catherine Ryder is Director of Policy and Research at the National Housing Federation
It is only natural that as social housing providers we talk a lot about the housing crisis. We constantly ask how we can build more social homes, regenerate communities and help bring an end to the shocking situation of homelessness that is ruining lives.

Tagged with: Greener neighbourhoods, Investing in communities, New Homes, Federation blog

Our member satisfaction survey is changing

Our member satisfaction survey is changing

10 December 2019

Sarah Finnegan is Head of Member Relations at the National Housing Federation
We’re making some changes to ensure that everyone here at the National Housing Federation can hear feedback from our members, listen to what it’s telling us, and act on it.

Tagged with: Federation blog

What do we know about “honour-based” violence?

What do we know about “honour-based” violence?

9 December 2019

Alina Kaur is Quality and Innovation Manager for Supported Housing at Stonewater.
One thing we know for sure about domestic abuse is that its impact is extremely harmful to a person’s physical, mental and social wellbeing. Its manifestation has multiple forms and for many South Asian women it presents as “honour-based” violence (HBV).

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Top tips to make modern methods of construction work

Top tips to make modern methods of construction work

21 November 2019

Jon Hobbs, Head of Development, Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Modern methods of construction (MMC) are a hot topic in housing, and something for housing associations of all sizes to consider when undertaking development projects and looking to build more homes.

Tagged with: New Homes, Member blog,

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