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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

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,

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.

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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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