Category Archives: Housing

Tackling homelessness

Since opening in 1978, Extern has become known as an innovator in homelessness service delivery. We find out more about the charity’s newest homelessness project, Extern Homes. “I went from sleeping in...

Housing numbers

Following the release of the latest construction output statistics by NISRA in April 2018, agendaNi presents a visual outline of performance in the housing sector for Q4 2017. Housing made up 37...

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...