News & blogs


Clare Miller Clarion Housing Group Chief Executive
Clare Miller Clarion Housing Group Chief Executive
Blog

Homes at the Heart of a Stronger Economy

Now more than ever housing associations continue to demonstrate our societal, economic and environmental value.

Clare Miller, 04 August 2020


big ben government home
big ben government home
Response

Our response to the government's planning announcements

Please see the National Housing Federation's response to the government's planning announcements.

03 August 2020


Construction site
Construction site
Update

Building Safety Fund – update on applications

The government has published new guidance on applying for funding for the removal and replacement of unsafe non-ACM cladding. 

03 August 2020


Photo of Colette McKune, Group Chief Executive at ForViva
Photo of Colette McKune, Group Chief Executive at ForViva
Blog

The role of housing providers in stimulating the economy, creating new jobs and improving wellbeing

Not only does construction of new homes create employment opportunities, but it has a wider economic impact across the supply chain that in turn stimulates growth.

Colette McKune, 02 August 2020


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homeless_city_streets
Update

We are joining calls for a suspension of No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) conditions

The government has committed to making sure there is no return to rough sleeping, and this is a key priority in our coronavirus recovery plan. Find out more.

30 July 2020


Lucy Grove
Lucy Grove
Blog

Join us in highlighting the benefits social housing brings to our country

Your social housing successes, and the joy and hope your social homes bring to your residents, needs to be at the centre of the next stage in our campaign.

Lucy Grove, 30 July 2020


Jacob Rumley
Jacob Rumley
Blog

Governance conference: a virtual view

I recently attended the virtual Housing Governance Conference and was impressed with the immersive and engaging experience I had.

Jacob Rumley, 28 July 2020


NHS rainbow picture in window
NHS rainbow picture in window
Update

Support for shared owners during the coronavirus crisis

This update by the NHF and the Building Societies Association (BSA) sets out the support shared owners can expect from their housing association and their mortgage lender during the coronavirus crisis.

24 July 2020


Block of flats being built
Block of flats being built
Update

Draft Building Safety Bill published

The draft bill sets out how the government will bring forward its proposals to reform the building safety regulatory system.

21 July 2020


Block of flats being built
Block of flats being built
Update

Fire safety consultation announced

We will use the feedback gathered from members, and seek further input, to develop a sector response to the fire safety consultation, which closes on 12 October 2020.

21 July 2020


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