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Reach In is officially back!


The Reach In volunteer placement programme for refugees is now recruiting for applicants in London, the West Midlands and Greater Manchester. Closing 22 April 2012.

HACT's Deputy CEO to take part in a Guardian Q&A session today at 12pm.


Andrew Van Doorn will be participating in a discussion about current housing policy and how providers are going to keep up with the ever-increasing pace of change.

Homeshare: meet the unlikely housemates


The Guardian reports on the successes of inter-generational homesharing, an initiative supported by HACT.

Landlords get work boost from £1bn youth scheme


Inside Housing reports on the extra funds being offered to housing providers through Youth Contract to begin to tackle youth unemployment, following a lack of engagement with the Work Programme.

Still early days for social impact measurement in housing sector


Key findings in a report commissioned by HACT highlights opportunities to improve understanding of social impact measurement among housing providers.

Struggling to get work


Inside Housing reports on the struggle that housing providers are experiencing with worklessness in their communities.

How to... tackle poor conditions for migrants in the private rented sector


John Perry discusses the issues that migrants face in the private rented sector. A new report from the Housing and Migration Network shares lessons on managing housing.

Take on the challenge of Nightrider 2012


Encounter a deserted City of London as you take on the challenge of Nightrider - a unique and exciting 100km moonlit bike ride past London’s most iconic landmarks.

New report highlights need for action on migrant housing


A report by the Housing and Migration Network is the first national report to explore the needs of new migrants who live at the bottom end of the private rented sector.

Globe trotters


Jon Lord calls for more action in the private rented sector for migrants, a project he is working with HACT on.