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RHI scandal burns on

With an extended period of direct rule a likely consequence of the political fallout at Stormont, agendaNi looks at latest developments of the root cause of the current impasse: the botched Renewable...

Building stronger communities

Connswater Homes Chair and Professor of Housing Paddy Gray believes that a dual strategy incorporating resilience and innovation will be key to addressing the social housing shortfall in Northern Ireland. Acknowledging a...

A new name in housing: Radius

The Boards of Fold and Helm Housing Associations are delighted to confirm completion of the successful merger of both organisations. A new association, with a new name, identity and vision has been...

Future housing policy

As Northern Ireland readies itself to implement a fresh housing delivery plan, Head of Housing Policy and Performance Division of the Department for Communities, Ian Snowden, says that a prolonged period of...

Supporting ambition

‘Putting a roof over your head’ is both a simple, understandable want, and a significant policy issue in Northern Ireland. At the forefront of meeting that need, anticipating and responding to demand...

Designing for mental health

Isoilde Dillion, an architect with the Housing Agency, and Áine O’Reilly, an occupational therapist with the Health Service Executive presented the Design for Mental Health plan at the Northern Ireland Housing Conference....

A focus on tenant wellbeing

Whilst a good home is so important, Clanmil Housing wants to do more to help tenants and their families prosper. The organisation is working with tenants to promote sustainable communities through a...

Universal Credit

“There is no questions that Universal Credit is the most significant change in over 60 years.” Addressing the Northern Ireland Housing Conference, Tommy O’Reilly, Deputy Secretary at the Department for Communities, spoke...