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What next for the Supply Conversation?

What next for the Supply Conversation?

10 June 2019

Clare Paredes is Head of Communications and Marketing at the National Housing Federation
How can housing associations build even more homes? That was the question we asked ourselves at a series of events in the spring called the Supply Conversation.

Tagged with: New Homes, Federation blog

Time to reflect before setting out our new strategy

Time to reflect before setting out our new strategy

24 April 2019

Gill Payne, Executive Director of Public Impact at the National Housing Federation
Housing is in the spotlight. Even with Brexit dominating the national debate, housing cuts through in a way most other domestic challenges don’t. Affordability, quality, new homes, the tenant experience and the lasting impact housing has on poverty and life chances – these issues are only growing in importance.

Tagged with: Federation blog

Help shape your new website

Help shape your new website

21 March 2019

Helen Jeffery is Digital Manager at the National Housing Federation
Last year we surveyed our members about our ambitions to revolutionise our digital services and develop a personalised housing hub. Now we need your help to turn that vision into reality.

Tagged with: Federation blog

Ten top tips for securing planning permission

Ten top tips for securing planning permission

28 February 2019

Duncan Neish, Policy Officer, National Housing Federation
When it comes to building new homes, the planning process can be difficult and uncertain, but there are things you can do to make the process smoother. Many associations already do, providing some of the inspiration for this blog.

Tagged with: New Homes, Federation blog,

How is an ageing population going to impact on how wealthy we are?

How is an ageing population going to impact on how wealthy we are?

20 December 2018

Gerald Koessl is a Research Officer, National Housing Federation
Our report ‘Demographic change and housing wealth’ explores the projected changes in the population over the next two decades. This is the third in a series of blogs highlighting some of the key findings, and posing questions we’d like your opinion on.

Tagged with: Research, Federation blog

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 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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