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Housing associations and local authorities working together to build more homes

Housing associations and local authorities working together to build more homes

20 February 2019

Allister Young, Chief Executive, Coastline Housing and Jon Lloyd-Owen, Service Director – Housing, Cornwall Council
With vital support from Cornwall Council, housing associations built a quarter of all new homes in the county last year. Part one of our look at housing associations’ partnerships with local authorities explains how the relationship works.

Tagged with: New Homes, Member blog,

We’re proud to be a Stonewall top 100 LGBT inclusive workplace

We’re proud to be a Stonewall top 100 LGBT inclusive workplace

19 February 2019

John Glenton is Executive Director of Care and Support at Riverside
Our place in Stonewall’s top 100 is just one way of sending out a clear message to our colleagues and customers that Riverside is committed to being a truly inclusive housing provider and employer.

How Women’s Pioneer Housing became Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) accredited

How Women’s Pioneer Housing became Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) accredited

7 February 2019

Aidan McCarthy is Housing Inclusion Manager at Women’s Pioneer Housing
We need a holistic approach to tackling domestic abuse, that’s why we became Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) accredited. We were one of the first housing associations to receive accreditation from DAHA, here’s a brief idea of why we sought accreditation, and what the process was like. But most importantly to encourage you to become accredited too.

Tagged with: Member blog

Creating an Enviable Workplace

Creating an Enviable Workplace

5 February 2019

Andy Partridge, Founder of Enviable Workplace
Ahead of speaking at the HR in Housing 2019 conference, Andy shares his tips on creating a thriving workplace.

Tagged with: Guest blog

Our housing priorities for the New Year

Our housing priorities for the New Year

10 January 2019

Kate Henderson is Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Happy New Year from the team at the Federation. It will be a busy start to the year, with major housing policy taking shape against an increasingly uncertain backdrop.

Tagged with: Kate Henderson's blog

Join us for the first ever Women’s Housing Forum

Join us for the first ever Women’s Housing Forum

21 December 2018

Symone Clark-McGuire from Women’s Pioneer Housing and Sarah Stone from Housing for Women
The Women’s Housing Forum was set up to research and address the challenges that women face in accessing and remaining in housing. We want to raise awareness of the link between women’s housing needs and gender inequality.

Tagged with: Member 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

Why you should join the National Domestic Abuse Group

Why you should join the National Domestic Abuse Group

10 December 2018

Lisa Clarke is Tenancy Specialist Manager at Clarion Housing Group and chair of the National Domestic Abuse Group
One in four people experience domestic abuse in the UK, which means that many victims will live in social housing. It’s therefore vital that housing associations understand the scale of the problem, and work together to tackle it.

Tagged with: Welfare reform, Member blog

How housing associations can help in the fight to end domestic abuse

How housing associations can help in the fight to end domestic abuse

25 November 2018

Sian Hawkins is Head of Campaigns and Public Affairs at Women’s Aid Federation of England
On 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women we want to thank housing associations who are working hard to protect survivors and support their local domestic abuse specialist organisations.

Tagged with: Guest blog

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.

Tagged with: Member blog

Five things you might not know about me…

Five things you might not know about me…

20 November 2018

Kate Henderson is Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation
Since I started here at the National Housing Federation, I’ve met lots of our members up and down the country, so you might think you know plenty about me. But I thought I’d take a moment to share a few things you may not know.

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