Far from just making business sense, all social housing tenants can work with their landlords to unlock their potential for creating inspiring social change in their community while proving themselves as important to their provider doing exactly the same.
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Collaboration is good for communities and frontline workers, but it's not an easy process. Dominic Macdonald-Wallace offers a step by step approach.
Far more can be done to increase collaboration among housing associations and other organisations in the social economy.
In the absence of bold thinking elsewhere it is falling to housing associations to be the innovators of place, bringing local partners together, experimenting with new technology and new types of finance, aligning their procurement pots with their localities, partnering with local health trusts, empowering their residents and speaking on their behalf.
Housing providers are responding to the need to ‘reinvent everything’ with innovative schemes that join the dots between housing and healthcare and help tenants get online and get back to work. Here’s five of the best.
Housing associations have expanded their brief within communities and now play key roles in tackling poverty and worklessness. Can - and should - they become neighbourhood leaders, asks Austin Macauley
Matt Leach, chief executive of Hact, joined the housing sector at a time of huge change. He talks to New Start about how technology is helping social housing providers understand their social value as well as maintain their bottom line
As government attempts to reduce the benefits bill through welfare reform, housing associations are dealing with the fallout, as Alex Stevenson reports
The Hope SF project aims to rebuild old housing estates and provide social services for residents in a city where property values are skyrocketing.
It’s the ‘leg up’ the sector needed to redistribute the FIT income streams back to the community and the third sector – where it is originally sourced – instead of going to the very few.