Rural housing view
Rural housing view
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Rural housing and the pandemic: looking to the future

More homes for social renting in small developments that target local people, and a few purpose-built bungalows for older people to free up family homes, can make a huge difference for the village. This certainly deserves fuller recognition from MHCLG and Homes England.

Lord Best, 09 July 2020


Cat's at home
Cat's at home
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The benefits of retrofitting and decarbonisation – a rural housing association resident’s perspective

"25 years after living in a cold and expensive-to-heat home I have nothing but praise for a home that is now kinder to me, my wallet and the planet."

Christine Saunders, 09 July 2020


Photo shows Rishi Sunak MP, Sharon Adcock, a Broadacres resident, Kate Henderson (National Housing Federation Chief Executive) and Gail Teasdale, Broadacres Chief Executive of Broadacres
Photo shows Rishi Sunak MP, Sharon Adcock, a Broadacres resident, Kate Henderson (National Housing Federation Chief Executive) and Gail Teasdale, Broadacres Chief Executive of Broadacres
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Safe, secure and energy-efficient homes are the key to building sustainable communities

As a rural housing association based in the largest county in the country, supporting communities is a major part of our corporate strategy. We believe strong communities are mixed communities.

Gail Teasdale, 08 July 2020


Paul Rickard
Paul Rickard
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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
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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


Rural view
Rural view
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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


Homelessness
Homelessness
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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


Tosin Adedayo
Tosin Adedayo
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Top tips for virtual political engagement

It's important that our sector keeps engaging with politicians on the difference housing associations make in their constituencies.

Tosin Adedayo, 26 June 2020


Kate Henderson
Kate Henderson
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Why we must speak out now to put #HomesAtTheHeart of the nation’s recovery

#HomesAtTheHeart is a national campaign and coalition calling for a once-in-a-generation investment in social housing and the people who live in it.

Kate Henderson, 24 June 2020


housing in a built up area
housing in a built up area
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Coronavirus and the end of LIBOR

24 June 2020