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New Board members for HACT housing ideas and innovation agency

05/02/2016

Paul Jameson, Director of Procurement at Genesis, and Nick Atkin, CEO of Halton Housing Trust, were announced today as new board members of housing association ideas and innovation agency HACT.

CEO of North Herts Homes takes over as HACT Chair as Tom Murtha steps down to focus on campaigning for social housing

12/11/2015

Gavin Cansfield, CEO of North Hertfordshire Homes, was confirmed today as Chair of housing innovation agency HACT, replacing former Midland Heart CEO Tom Murtha, who has stood down after five years in post.

New toolkit promises to revolutionise future management of community centres

23/09/2015

Affinity Sutton has developed an innovative approach to maximise the potential of its community centres. Its Community Asset Transfer strategy is helping Affinity Sutton build the capacity of local organisations to drive forward thriving and sustainable centres - creating significant benefits for the local residents which they serve.

New impact values of homelessness on wellbeing released

23/09/2015

New values launched this week by HACT and Simetrica demonstrate the human cost of homelessness, placing monetary values on the massive uplift in wellbeing and happiness created when moving people from street homelessness into secure housing.

Partners launch 2015/16 Action Plan for more integrated working between housing and health

28/08/2015

The 2015/16 Action Plan establishes a set of commitments across the sectors to build an integrated agenda to improve health through the home.

Community Insight launching in Scotland!

12/08/2015

Our popular GIS-powered software is launching on 13 August!

Report values landlords' health outcomes for tenants

10/06/2015

An innovative project coordinated by HACT aims to put monetary values on the health benefits to tenants of housing association work has released its first findings.

HACT and the SROI release joint linkages paper

11/02/2015

The SROI Network (soon to be Social Value UK) and HACT are very pleased to publish a ‘linkages paper’ that sets out the relationship between Social Return on Investment (SROI) and HACT’s Social Value Bank (and accompanying tools the Value Calculator and Value Insight).

HACT seeks information on evaluation methods

28/01/2015

We are requesting for housing providers to send us relevant information that will help us to ensure that the outputs of this new project better reflect the needs of your organisation and the housing sector as a whole.

Leading housing and health groups agree on action plan

09/12/2014

Government departments, charities and learning networks have agreed on an action plan for improving housing and health in 2014/15.

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