Measuring the Social Impact of Community Investment: A Guide to using the Wellbeing Valuation Approach

Measuring the Social Impact of Community Investment: A Guide to using the Wellbeing Valuation Approach

Published: March 2014

Authors: Lizzie Trotter, Jim Vine, Matt Leach, Daniel Fujiwara

The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 requires housing providers to consider their social impact in procurement and commissioning and, increasingly, public sector bodies will expect their partners to evidence the value they create. 

Existing approaches to measuring social value can be a poor fit for housing providers, whose work usually includes a wide range of community-focused investment as well as investment into bricks and mortar. In response, HACT has been working with social value experts and leading housing providers to develop approaches and tools to equip the sector to meet this challenge. 

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