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Are you prepared for Gas Safety Week 2019?

Are you prepared for Gas Safety Week 2019?

9 September 2019

Scott Darroch is Head of Strategic Communications and Engagement at Gas Safe Register
Gas Safety Week (16-22 September 2019) sees organisations from across the UK working together to raise awareness of the dangers of poorly maintained gas appliances, which can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning.

Tagged with: Building and fire safety, Guest blog

If you want a great place to live, come to a housing association

If you want a great place to live, come to a housing association

2 August 2019

Kate Henderson, Chief Executive, National Housing Federation
At the Federation, we talk about ‘homes’ not ‘housing units’. Housing associations do so much more than build houses. They create places and communities where people want to live, the facilities and opportunities to help them thrive, and the green spaces and community groups that give people a sense of pride and belonging for the place they live.

Tagged with: Investing in communities, Regeneration, Kate Henderson's blog,

It’s time to talk about smoking

It’s time to talk about smoking

3 July 2019

Ciaran Osborne, Director of Policy at Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
We know that housing is important to health. But while healthy housing conversations often focus on safety standards, build quality, protection from damp or ensuring homes are efficient and warm, we are missing a trick.

Tagged with: Health, care and housing, Guest blog,

Board member in the spotlight: Jack Gould

Board member in the spotlight: Jack Gould

24 June 2019

Jack Gould is a board member of Ashton Pioneer Homes
As part of our new feature launching in the summer Board Bulletin, Jack Gould, Board Member at Ashton Pioneer Homes, answers a few questions about being a younger tenant board member and promoting diversity on boards.

Tagged with: Governance, Member blog

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