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Let’s talk about race

Let’s talk about race

13 November 2019

John Delahunty is Chief Executive of Innisfree HA and Vice Chair of BME National
BME National are determined to take the ‘mute’ off race conversations in the housing sector – that’s why we’ve launched a new mission statement.

Tagged with: Diversity and inclusion, Member blog

We need to broaden our view of domestic abuse

We need to broaden our view of domestic abuse

12 November 2019

Chloe Brennan is a Tenancy Enforcement Officer at Regenda Homes
Someone in an LGBT relationship is twice as likely to be a victim of domestic abuse – housing providers are in a unique position to support them.

Tagged with: Member blog

What does digital transformation mean for smaller housing associations?

What does digital transformation mean for smaller housing associations?

28 October 2019

By Jimmy Rogers, Sales and Marketing Director at Castleton Technology plc.
There is an increasing demand for social housing providers to become digital by choice, to reduce operational costs, improve data security and improve customer service. This has led to ‘digital transformation’ projects being an integral part of housing association’s strategic plans.

Tagged with: Guest blog

The supply challenge – helping boards deliver

The supply challenge – helping boards deliver

21 October 2019

Clare Paredes, Head of Communications and Marketing
We recently published research revealing that more than 8 million people in England are directly affected by the broken housing market – that’s one in every seven people. It concluded that more than 300,000 new homes are needed each year to address the crisis, including 145,000 new social homes.

Tagged with: New Homes, Federation blog,

Board member in the spotlight  Grainne Heselwood

Board member in the spotlight Grainne Heselwood

10 October 2019

Grainne Heselwood, Chair of Salix Homes
Grainne Heselwood, Chair of Salix Homes, describes her experience as a housing association chair, and offers advice on ensuring you have the right skills on your board and you’re prepared for the challenges ahead. Grainne also chairs our Board Member National Group, which guides and supports the Federation’s work for housing association board members.

Tagged with: Guest blog

How you can support #HousingDay 2019

How you can support #HousingDay 2019

7 October 2019

Leslie Channon is the organiser of #HousingDay
#HousingDay – an annual celebration of the important role housing associations play in society – is an opportunity for you to highlight the excellent work you do, and the many and various ways you’re making things better for everybody.

Tagged with: Investing in communities, Guest blog

Together with Tenants – involving tenants with disabilities and long-term mental health conditions

Together with Tenants – involving tenants with disabilities and long-term mental health conditions

25 September 2019

Ian Gilders – Director of Housing at Advance Housing and Support Ltd
Housing associations are customer service organisations with a social purpose. As such, there is not much that is more important than ensuring tenants have their voices heard and that their views are sought and acted on. This is happening across the housing association community, under the framework of Together with Tenants.

Tagged with: Together with Tenants, Member blog

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