Category Archives: Housing

More than just a landlord

Thames Valley Housing’s Residents’ Training and Employment Manager, Emildah Chabata explains the benefits of the housing association’s approach to tenant employment and training.   With responsibility for 15,000 properties across a number...

Assessing the impact of welfare reform

A recent report by Sheffield Hallam University finds changes to Great Britain’s welfare system have had a negative effect on incomes.   A recent report by Sheffield Hallam University has found that...

Northern Ireland housing policy: the backdrop

agendaNi examines the current approach to housing policy in Northern Ireland, including a merging of housing and regeneration policies and an increased emphasis on energy efficiency. The Department for Social Development has,...

Funding housing from Europe

THFC’s Piers Williamson wants housing associations to fully explore the opportunities for EU funding. Peter Cheney reports. As Chief Executive of The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC), Piers Williamson is keen to encourage...

Funding housing from Europe

THFC’s Piers Williamson wants housing associations to fully explore the opportunities for EU funding. Peter Cheney reports. As Chief Executive of The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC), Piers Williamson is keen to encourage...

Leading the way in regeneration

Communities in inner city Belfast are becoming safer places to live with higher quality homes thanks to Fold Housing Association’s investment. Fold Housing Association has made significant steps forward in the regeneration...

Promoting financial inclusion for tenants

Almost half of social tenants worry about their finances. Clanmil’s Money Advice service is helping people to take control of their personal budget. Consumer Council research in November 2014 shows that social...

Forging ahead with new homes

With growing numbers of people in need of housing, the Clanmil Housing Group has embarked on an ambitious development programme to deliver a further 2,000 much needed homes across Northern Ireland. In...