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Reflections: the changing face of housing associations

Reflections: the changing face of housing associations

25 September 2018

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
In the second in a series of blogs looking back at my time as Chief Executive, I examine how remarkably resilient and adaptable housing associations are in the face of great change.

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Reflections on the housing sector over 13 years as Chief Executive

Reflections on the housing sector over 13 years as Chief Executive

24 September 2018

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
I have had the huge privilege of being Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation for just over 13 years. As my tenure comes to a close, I’ve been thinking a lot about those 13 years. What’s happened, how have things changed, what has worked, what has been problematic? I’ll be publishing a blog each day this week reflecting on these ideas, looking in particular at the four themes that have really shaped my time in the job.

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Devolution can help us regenerate communities

Devolution can help us regenerate communities

21 September 2018

Angela Lockwood is CEO of North East based housing association North Star
We are pleased to be involved in Teesvalley Combined Authority with the elected regional mayor and all the possibilities that come with devolution. Whilst not without its imperfections, it provides great opportunities for the area.

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The green paper is an opportunity for us all to rethink social housing

The green paper is an opportunity for us all to rethink social housing

24 July 2018

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
At the Federation’s annual conference last September, then Secretary of State for Housing, Sajid Javid, announced a green paper which would explore (I paraphrase) the lived experience of people in social housing and the role of social housing in the future. Coming in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy, it would be, he said, a generation-defining piece of work.

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