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We should welcome rather than worry about a diversifying housing sector

by Matt Leach - on 21/06/2013

Matt Leach, HACT’s CEO argues that the housing regulator should welcome diversification of the sector, and think again about the proposed ring-fence.

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Is housing ready for the age of acceleration?

by Matt Leach - on 19/06/2013

HACT's Chief Executive Matt Leach asks if housing providers are ready to take advantage of the opportunities and meet the challenges arising from the rapid pace of technological change and digital innovation currently redefining business and society.

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The value of participatory placemaking for Housing Providers

by Maja Luna Jorgensen, Strategic Projects Manager & Lucia das Neves, Marketing and Events Manager, The Glass-House with John Coburn, Network Manager, HACT - on 19/06/2013

Following HACT's joint event with The Glass House (Community Led Design), Maja, Lucia and John reflect on the session and what the future may hold for more creative neighbourhood planning.

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Clear Direction

by Tom Murtha - on 13/06/2013

HACT's chair Tom Murtha blogs about making the case for a new wave of investment in the UK housing sector.

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Is it really up2us?

by Andrew van Doorn - on 31/05/2013

HACT's Deputy Chief Executive reflects on the up2us project, a five year HACT-funded project that recently concluded, which aimed to stimulate and create a space for innovation in housing care and support.

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Finding the housing leaders of tomorrow

by William Lilley - on 31/05/2013

William Lilley, New Ventures Manager at the Bromford Group, is invited as a guest to the HACT blog to discuss the need for the sector to invest in its future leaders and comments on his experiences developing a pioneering new leadership programme.

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Week 1 at HACT: Networks, innovation, evidence, blogs and twitter

by Jim Vine - on 24/05/2013

HACT's new Director of Innovation and Business Development, Jim Vine, reflects on his first week at HACT, and how we as an organisation can cater to the challenges ahead for the housing sector.

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Stating the obvious

by Tom Murtha - on 08/05/2013

Why is this government so reluctant to recognise the economic and social benefits of investing in housing, asks Tom Murtha

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Taking a whole community approach to community investment

by Andrew van Doorn - on 29/04/2013

On the EU day of Solidarity between Generations, HACT launches its age2age (inter-generational project) evalutation report. Our Deputy Chief Executive Andrew van Doorn discusses how the ever-widening gap between the generations needs to be firstly understood and then challenged to build stronger, supportive communities.

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The next generation

by Tom Murtha - on 17/04/2013

HACT's Chair Tom Murtha comments that strong leaders understand when the best way to serve their organisation is to leave.

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