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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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London calling to the faraway towns

London calling to the faraway towns

2 October 2018

Dave Smith is External Affairs Manager at the National Housing Federation
Every blog or article needs a clever hook to open the piece, doesn’t it? So… in the true spirit of punk rock: “London calling to the faraway towns.”

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Reflections: and so to the future

Reflections: and so to the future

28 September 2018

By David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
It’s been an interesting exercise for me writing the other blogs I have published this week. All of them have been to a significant degree reflective – a look back at 13 years in my brilliant job. This one, though, is my very last as Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation and I’m publishing it on my very last day. So this is all about the future and the opportunities I see for housing associations.

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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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