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Let’s tackle shared ownership’s misconceptions once and for all

Let’s tackle shared ownership’s misconceptions once and for all

21 November 2018

Chris Jones is Executive Director, Development at emh group, and Vice Chair of the shared ownership steering group
Our shared ownership campaign has the potential to reinvent how we all market shared ownership and tackle its misconceptions head on – so long as we all get involved.

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How one housing association is helping tenants facing discrimination in the private rented sector

How one housing association is helping tenants facing discrimination in the private rented sector

8 November 2018

Sanjeev Shah is Lettings Manager at Shepherd's Bush Housing Group
Sadly, the release of research this week from the National Housing Federation highlighting blatant discrimination against benefit claimants did not come as a surprise to me. In my role as Private Lettings Manager at Shepherd’s Bush Housing Association, this is something I often see first hand.

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How is devolution changing our relationship to power?

How is devolution changing our relationship to power?

29 October 2018

Molly Bishop is Housing Options Development Officer at Stockport Homes
I regularly find myself exasperated at national politics. At the painstaking lengths people will go to provide opposition, at the lack of evidence-based policy making, and the general impression that it is all a bit of a mess.

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Can an appeal for 100 homes really help homeless people?

Can an appeal for 100 homes really help homeless people?

10 October 2018

Ed Tytherleigh is Chief Executive of Veterans’ housing charity, Stoll.
For those of us working to make homelessness for the people we serve a thing of the past, the very existence of World Homeless Day is a stark reminder of the challenges faced by thousands of people every day.

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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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