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HACT's Deputy CEO takes part in the first OECD Integrated Services and Housing Consultation

09/11/2012

Andrew van Doorn speaks about the 'What, Why's and How's' of integrating housing and service delivery.

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£5.67: the value of £1 spent on confidence and skills for tenants

07/11/2012

With the Social Value Act coming into force next year, the Guardian's Kate Murray comments that housing associations are fighting to prove their financial worth.

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Top tips: helping residents find employment

05/11/2012

HACT's Network Coordinator John Coburn joined the Guardian's panel of experts to discuss why and how housing providers should help tenants to find work. Read the key points from the discussion.

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Housing and Migration Network urges housing associations to help destitute migrants

30/10/2012

The network, founded by HACT, launches a new migrant 'destitution pack' for providers.

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HACT supported project wins at the Inside Housing Sustainability Awards

22/10/2012

Congratulations are in order for Knowsley Housing Trust as they take home an award for their 'Save Energy, Save Money' project.

HACT announces new Board members

16/10/2012

Following a number of significant changes, HACT have recruited four new board members to join the team.

Self-help housing: an alternative model reducing housing shortage

12/10/2012

With a growing number of people in need of housing, it is unacceptable that so many houses are left empty, often over many years. Building new homes is crucial, but not the only way out of the housing crisis; developing solutions for a better and easier use of empty homes is equally important.

Where should housing providers invest for maximum social return?

28/09/2012

The Guardian's Colin Wiles comments on HACT's current work within community investment models.

HACT joins forces with the TSRC to release the Community Investment potential of social housing providers

04/09/2012

HACT has announced a new partnership with the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) at the University of Birmingham. The partnership will support HACT’s developing work on community investment, localism and social impact, and enable the Centre’s research to further support the housing sector.

HACT newsletter August 2012 now available

13/08/2012

This month, we give more information about the services being offered by HACT in relation to Community Rights to Build, and look forward to some key event dates in September.

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