Research and evidence

HACT delivers thought leadership and drives new ideas for business transformation through our platform of research, impact measurement and data analytics, as well as through our engagement with other sectors and our work on connected technologies. We work alongside housing providers to drive change within their own businesses.

What does HACT Insight do?

We help housing providers with their decision making, providing real world data and projects focusing on producing a solid evidence base and actionable insights.

What problems does HACT Insight solve?

In this tough economic environment, housing providers and their partners are required to work more efficiently with limited resources. They also want to ensure their businesses deliver in the most effective way possible.

HACT Insight helps you respond to these priorities; assisting business transformation by developing new ways of working that are data-driven, have robust methodologies and demonstrable benefit for business and customer.

What does HACT Insight offer?

We have a range of subscription based Insight tools:

  1. Community Insight - use open data to revolutionise the way you work within your communities.

  2. Value Insight - understand, measure and map the social impact of your activities.

  3. Land Insight – transform the way you search for development sites.

Through our i4H partnership and our extensive research programme, we can also help with driving improvements and value for money with the latest in evidence and data analytics.

Want to find out more?

Contact or phone 020 7250 8500 and ask for ‘HACT Insight’. 

Insight Products

Find out about our Insight products

Types of research services

Get an overview of the types of services we can offer.

Research projects

Find out more about new research projects, what they aim to achieve, and how you can get involved.

Sport and housing

Increasing recognition of the value of delivering sport and physical activity as part of Community Investment activity.

Recent publications

Freely access the latest research reports that HACT has produced.

Standards of evidence

Developing standards for producing and using evidence in the housing sector.