Published: 26th Aug 2020

Derby City Council and Derby Homes have joined a national campaign to make social housing a government priority in the post-COVID-19 recovery. The Homes at the Heart campaign has been organised by the National Federation of Housing, the Chartered Institute of Housing, homelessness charity Crisis, the National Federation of ALMOs, and the Association of Retained Council Housing. It is calling for a once-in-a-generation investment in social housing and has a clear and simple message: social homes should be at the heart of the country’s recovery from the coronavirus crisis. So far, the campaign has reached over two million people on social media and has caught the eye of senior politicians and celebrities. More than 50 organisations, from NatWest to Save the Children, Wilmott Dixon to Carers UK, have declared their support, showing that this is not just a housing sector issue. Throughout August and September, Derby Homes and Derby City Council are taking part in six themed weeks of action that highlight the detail of the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)