Nick Abbey is Chair Tower Hamlets Community Housing and Hundred Houses Society
Nick Abbey is Chair Tower Hamlets Community Housing and Hundred Houses Society
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Housing association boards have a duty to instil a culture of ‘safety first’

The Code of Governance 2020 has a new focus on ensuring the safety of residents, staff and visitors

Nick Abbey , 20 November 2020


Selina White
Selina White
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Why we need a retrofit revolution in the south west – and beyond

Tackling decarbonisation by retrofitting homes not only creates warmer homes, it also creates jobs and give a much-needed boost to the economy.

Selina White, 19 November 2020


Jonathan Moore
Jonathan Moore
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Tips for supporting resident mental health in a pandemic

At a time when many clients’ mental health has deteriorated, maintaining contact has been key.

Jonathan Moore, 18 November 2020


Amanda Lowder
Amanda Lowder
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Responding to domestic abuse during lockdown and beyond

It has been well publicised that the coronavirus lockdown, whether in full or part of the tiered approach, has seen more incidences of domestic abuse.

Amanda Lowder, 16 November 2020


Claire Abji
Claire Abji
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What we can learn from the American election

Yesterday I read a post that said “make sure to wear shoes, ladies. There’s glass everywhere.” Unless you’ve been avoiding the news, the metaphorical glass smasher of the moment is obviously Kamala Harris.

Claire Abji , 13 November 2020


Catherine Ryder
Catherine Ryder
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The new Code of Governance reflects housing associations' commitment to resident accountability

The new Code of Governance will encourage, challenge and support housing associations to continue to strive to meet the very highest standards of governance as expectations change, underpinned by a culture of integrity, openness and inclusion.

Catherine Ryder, 12 November 2020


Photo of Stephen Bull and Ceri Victory-Rowe
Photo of Stephen Bull and Ceri Victory-Rowe
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The NHF Code of Governance 2020: equipping for excellence

The publication of the 2020 Code of Governance comes 25 years after the first code was produced in 1995.

Ceri Victory-Rowe and Stephen Bull, 12 November 2020


Eastlight logo
Eastlight logo
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We led a merger during the first lockdown and this is what we learned

While other associations' merger plans were delayed, we took the decision to go ahead with the creation of Eastlight Community Homes, despite the Covid-19 crisis.

Eastlight Community Homes, 11 November 2020


Kate Henderson
Kate Henderson
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Help us amplify our message of putting homes at the heart of our future

We’ve designed a campaign graphic that we want everyone to share on social media at the same time on the same day

Kate Henderson, 05 November 2020


Couple sorting bills
Couple sorting bills
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New campaign aims to tackle fuel poverty

Last month I wrote to the Prime Minister and the UK’s ‘big six’ energy providers urging them to take steps to do more for the millions of people living in fuel poverty through the pandemic. Now we need your support to get the message out.

Mark Henderson, 03 November 2020