Our homes have never been more important to us than they have been during the coronavirus crisis. For some people, home has been a sanctuary. For others, it has been a prison. Everyone deserves a safe, secure, comfortable place to call home. Not just now, in the middle of this crisis, but always.
Investing in social housing makes this possible. It will also boost the economy, create jobs and improve people’s lives when our nation needs it most.
That’s why we’ve launched Homes at the Heart, a national campaign and coalition calling for a once-in-a-generation investment in social housing.
Our six campaign weeks of action will showcase why homes should be at the heart of recovery, covering a range of themes that highlight all the ways social housing is good for the economy and society – from creating jobs and delivering care and support, to decarbonising the country and supporting prosperous communities.
During the first week of action (beginning Monday 3 August) we want to showcase why homes are at the heart of a stronger economy. Help us to highlight how investment in social housing can boost the economy, drive employment, and support local and national growth. Our key messages are:
We’re asking our members and supporters to:
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This campaign has been produced in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Housing, National Federation of ALMOs, Association of Retained Council Housing, and Crisis.
We’re also delighted that over 50 supporters have already come on board.