News & blogs


Alison Muir
Alison Muir
Blog

The UNIFY (BAME) Network is growing – so find out more about us

Equality and diversity is a sector wide issue and more broadly a societal issue where collaborative work needs to be done. 

Alison Muir, 04 June 2020


Anthony Thorn
Anthony Thorn
Blog

Making a connection at virtual events

As the NHF rolls out virutal events this summer, find out what you can expect from one.

Anthony Thorn, 04 June 2020


Lucy Grove
Lucy Grove
Blog

Shout it from the rooftops – we all need a place to call home

There has never been a more important time to make a public case for social housing.

Lucy Grove, 02 June 2020


Aerial view of the UK Houses of Parliament
Aerial view of the UK Houses of Parliament
Update

Our ministerial meeting on housing and employment

The Covid-19 Housing and Employment Taskforce, including the NHF, met the Minister for Employment, Mims Davies, and Will Quince, the Minister for Welfare Delivery, on 18 May.

02 June 2020


Simon Bowkett is Senior Policy Officer at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Simon Bowkett is Senior Policy Officer at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Blog

No Pride in homelessness – the struggle for housing justice for LGBT+ people

This June, while Prides will always be a fabulous and colourful celebration of how far we’ve come, they remain a defiant cry for justice – and that must include housing justice. “The first Pride” – as the tee-shirt says – “was a riot!”

Simon Bowkett, LGBT+ Network, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, 02 June 2020


Colourful street
Colourful street
Update

Initial results from our Universal Credit and rent arrears survey

Last month we issued a survey to our members, to help understand how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting residents who may be experiencing reduced or no income at the moment.

02 June 2020


Homelessness
Homelessness
Response

Our response to the HCLG Select Committee report on protecting renters and rough sleepers

On 22 May, the Homes, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Select Committee published its interim report on protecting renters and rough sleepers during the coronavirus crisis.

02 June 2020


Block of flats being built
Block of flats being built
Update

Building Safety Fund – new details published in prospectus

A summary of the prospectus for the £1bn Building Safety Fund, which provides detail of how building owners can apply for funding to remediate buildings with non-ACM combustible cladding.

01 June 2020


Andrew King
Andrew King
Blog

How we’re responding to increased demand for domestic abuse support and safe accommodation

How national housing associations delivering specialist supported housing services can help offer safe accommodation. 

Andrew King, 29 May 2020


Block of flats being built
Block of flats being built
Press Release

NHF response to the building safety prospectus

Kate Henderson responds to the government's £1bn Building Safety Fund prospectus

26 May 2020


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