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New resources from the Housing and Community Empowerment Conference

22/09/2011

Following the success of our joint Housing and Community Empowerment conference with the Third Sector Research Centre in June 2011, we’ve published a range of resources for housing providers to learn from the event.

HACT to support community-led groups to bid for the £100million Empty Homes Programme

21/09/2011

HACT welcomes the announcement today of Andrew Stunnell MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at DCLG, that £100 million of funding is to be made available to bring empty properties back into use.

Living a Good Life

21/07/2011

The fundamental elements of a good life – relationships, purpose and community – are denied to many millions of people, especially those vulnerable and marginalised individuals and groups who are excluded from the societies in which they live.

HACT and TSRC explore how social housing providers can achieve community empowerment

09/06/2011

HACT and TSRC have released a think piece on the role of social housing providers in the context of 'Localism' and the 'Big Society'.

Social housing leaders debate the future for community investment

17/02/2011

Findings from ‘Together for Communities’ pilot projects may help to shape new partnership models.

Reaching out to Reach In

23/01/2011

Over 20 housing providers have been involved in the Reach In project: from East Thames to Bolton at Home. We asked some of them about the benefits of the scheme.

Housing’s ‘big’ role

13/08/2010

Everyone’s talking about the ‘big society’ but what does it mean for social housing providers, asks Heather Petch, Director of HACT.

Speaking in tongues

11/09/2009

Sarfraz Hussain, HACT Projects Director, explains how migrants will struggle to learn English in the face of cuts to language courses.

UCAN Drive

05/05/2009

Part of the Opening Doors project, the UCAN Drive project was developed by St Vincent's Housing Association in Bolton. This document is a short explanation about the project.

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