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New resources on HACT Self-Help Housing webpages


A brand new information resource hub for organisations in receipt of funding from the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme.

HACT’s Housing Big Data boosted by Nominet Trust funding


The HACT 'Housing Big Data' project has received major support from Nominet Trust, which has announced that it will be providing £50,000 of funding to the project.

Funding Support For Community Led Housing Projects


The Government have announced that the funding previously available for Community Right To Build is now going to be made more widely available to support a wider range of projects, including those involving bringing empty homes back into use.

First ever map of community-led self-help housing launched


Housing think-do tank HACT today launched the first ever map of community-led self help housing initiatives, highlighting the largest wave of new community-led housing provision since the 1960s.

'It's up to the people save economy in absence of government help'


It is up to the people of the North East to save the economy in the absence of assistance from central government, a housing debate has concluded

HACT will be at this year's CIH conference


Stop by the HACT stand to find out more about us and meet the team.

How social landlords can attract the right institutional investor


Close alignment between the lender and the landlord's principles is crucial, with potential funders being throroughly vetted.

April newsletter now available


In this month's edition we confirm further details about our community investment masterclass series, provide information on new support features for Community Insight and look for new housing providers interested in supporting UK-based refugees with housing volunteer work placements.

HACT celebrates today's EU day of Solidarity between Generations by launching the 'Age2age' evaluation report


HACT launches final evaluation of five year inter-generational project.

HACT recruits new Director of Innovation and Business Development


HACT, the housing sector think/do tank today announced the appointment of Jim Vine as its new Director of Innovation and Business Development.