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Housing policy in Northern Ireland

Deputy Secretary Louise Warde Hunter discusses the direction being taken by the Department for Communities (DfC) and challenges being faced in developing housing policy. The head of Housing, Urban Regeneration and Local...

The impact of housing on mental health

Professor of Mental Health Sciences at Ulster University, Siobhan O’Neill, analyses how housing problems have impacted on transgenerational mental illness and suicidal behaviour in Northern Ireland. To understand the role housing can...

Meeting the rural challenge

Emeritus Professor of Spatial Sustainable Development and current interim Chair of the Housing Executive 
Peter Roberts discusses implementation of the Rural Needs Act (Northern Ireland) 2016. The importance of recognising and meeting...

Reclassification

With current derogation by the UK Treasury, limiting the impact of the decision to reclassify Northern Ireland housing associations as public bodies, set to expire in March 2019, agendaNi looks at the...

Edinburgh’s housing strategy

Speaking at agendaNi’s Northern Ireland Housing Conference 2018, Elaine Scott, Housing Services Manager of the City of Edinburgh Council outlines the ambitious project to deliver 20,000 affordable homes over the next decade....

Building better lives together

As Triangle Housing Association finishes its 40th year, we are confident it reflects the values and the work of the ‘pioneering women’ who in 1977 envisioned its role to provide housing, support...