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Crowds
Crowds
Press Release

Housing sector launches UK-wide innovation programme

Hundreds of housing associations from every part of the UK have come together to launch an ambitious innovation programme to tackle the biggest challenges in housing.

18 Feb 2020


Catherine Ryder
Catherine Ryder
Blog

Are you ready for the Future Homes Standard?

Some parts of the Future Homes Standard will come into effect as early as this year – we need to start preparing right now.

Catherine Ryder, 18 Feb 2020


Laura Wood
Laura Wood
Blog

Designing homes for diginity

Invisible Creations is challenging stereotypes and negative stigmas around ageing and disability by producing attractive and inclusive home adaptations.

Laura Wood, 17 Feb 2020


John Newbury
John Newbury
Blog

Modern methods of construction are an innovation we need to embrace to tackle the housing crisis

John Newbury, Senior Independent Director at LiveWest and Chair of RHP, gives a boards' perspective on adopting modern methods of construction in development projects.

John Newbury, 14 Feb 2020


Bethan Buck
Bethan Buck
Blog

Housing Futures is entering its ‘insight’ phase – what does this mean for you?

We’re looking for five people from housing associations in each region of the country to become Insight Leaders.

Bethan Buck, 13 Feb 2020


Catherine Ryder
Catherine Ryder
Blog

Together with Tenants – getting ready for rollout

With the early adopter process drawing to a close this spring, we’re preparing to roll Together with Tenants out across the sector – and here’s how you can prepare.

Catherine Ryder, 12 Feb 2020


New build street
New build street
Update

Consultation open for new First Homes policy

Read our initial response to this consultation, and our plans to coordinate a sector-wide response.

07 Feb 2020


Arthur Tsang is Director of Communities at Bournville Village Trust
Arthur Tsang is Director of Communities at Bournville Village Trust
Blog

What have we learnt from helping to house a refugee family?

‘If you can, why don’t you?’ This was the question we were asked when approached to house the only Syrian refuge family to have settled in Birmingham as part of the Community Sponsorship programme.

Arthur Tsang, 07 Feb 2020


Building site
Building site
Response

Response to First Homes proposal

These proposals could make it more difficult for housing associations and councils to provide homes for lower income families.

07 Feb 2020


Danielle Oum
Danielle Oum
Blog

Board member in the spotlight: Danielle Oum

In our latest board member in the spotlight feature, Danielle Oum, Chair of whg, explains what makes a great housing association chair, and why we need to foster a stronger relationship between health and housing.

Danielle Oum, 04 Feb 2020


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