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Paul Rickard
Paul Rickard
Blog

At a challenging time for the sector, the role of finance and treasury is critical

The housing sector faces regular challenges, but the current crisis is the most acute for generations. It affects our residents, our businesses, and our staff in significant ways.  

Paul Rickard, 07 July 2020


Allister Young is C.E.O. of Coastline Housing Ltd
Allister Young is C.E.O. of Coastline Housing Ltd
Blog

Reducing ‘hidden’ homelessness – collaboration and innovation in Cornwall

Coastline Housing has partnered with Cornwall Council and other organisations to help homeless people in the county through an innovative outreach project.

Allister Young, 05 July 2020


Sign on door with information on coronavirus
Sign on door with information on coronavirus
Update

Local lockdowns: information and next steps

The government has announced the UK’s first local coronavirus measures in Leicestershire this week. We’ve summarised the information and guidance available to date and are urgently seeking further clarity for housing associations operating in local lockdown areas.

02 July 2020


Two people facing each other holding hot drinks
Two people facing each other holding hot drinks
Update

Government launches second phase of independent review into drug misuse

The second part of a major independent review into the misuse of drugs in England launched on 2 July, with a call for evidence due to open soon.

02 July 2020


Rural view
Rural view
Blog

Rural housing associations are the glue connecting local communities – and can play a key role in the country’s recovery

The work that housing associations do in rural areas every day shows us that we have so much to be proud of as a sector. We have the potential to make an enormous contribution to the future of rural lives, if the government can put Homes at the Heart of the national recovery programme.

Kate Henderson, 02 July 2020


New flats
New flats
Update

Housing announcements in Prime Minister’s recovery speech

Boris Johnson launched his ‘build, build, build’ approach to social and economic recovery in a speech on 30 June, and included a significant focus on housing.

02 July 2020


Two people holding cups with hot drinks
Two people holding cups with hot drinks
Press Release

Poor housing causing health problems for nearly a third of brits during lockdown

Nearly a third of adults in Britain have had mental or physical health problems because of the condition of, or lack of space in, their home during lockdown.

01 July 2020


Homelessness
Homelessness
Blog

Working in partnership to rehouse rough sleepers

Our work in helping to find accommodation for homeless people during the coronavirus crisis has underlined how effective partnership work can be, and we’ve seen this effectiveness hit new heights over the past few months.

Steve Benson, 01 July 2020


House being built
House being built
Response

Response to Prime Minister's statement on economic recovery

Our response to the Prime Minister's speech today on the national recovery.

30 June 2020


Community group men
Community group men
Update

Regional Interest Groups – Health, Care and Supported Housing

We’re planning to reinstate these forums during July to coincide with the launch of our Homes at the Heart Campaign which includes care and supported housing as a central theme. 

30 June 2020


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