Topic: Social housing

A list of articles tagged with 'Social housing'.

Under scrutiny

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Our resident scrutiny team was busy in 2018!

Housing associations: myth vs reality

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Following an election where housing finally became a campaign issue, housing associations have found themselves on the back foot facing four years of rent reductions and potential stock depletion through right to buy.

East Midlands businesses raise funds for homelessness charity

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Derby-based housing provider Derwent Living has been raising funds for local charitable organisation Derventio Housing Trust, which helps homeless and vulnerable people. Teaming up with social housing procurement organisation Efficiency East Midlands (EEM), the Dancing Duck Brewery and aero-engine manufacturer Rolls Royce, Derwent Living has raised over £800 from various recent events.

It's time to fight for homes

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When I was first told that the National Housing Federation (Nat Fed) were organising a rally in London, to call for an increase in house-building, I knew that Derwent Living simply had to be there but more than that, I also wanted to be there.

#HousingDay - Harriet's story

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Resident involvement officer, Harriet Phillipson, talked to us about what she does, why her job is an important part of what we do here at Derwent Living and what she hopes #HousingDay will achieve.

#HousingDay - Kat's story

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Kat is from North Derbyshire and recently joined the Marketing team at Derwent Living, having worked in the sector for nearly three years. Here, she tells us what social housing means to her.

#HousingDay - Mitch's story

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Mitchell Allseybrook is the resident involvement manager at Derwent Living. Here he tells us his #HousingDay story and the opportunities that living in social housing can provide.

My Lyons list (or how to get 200,000 new homes per year)

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I welcome the fact that Sir Michael Lyons has been asked by the Labour Party to look at how we achieve 200,000 new homes a year by 2020. Recently private house-builders have cast doubt on the nation’s ability to hit this target. It has been done before in the 1940s, 1950s and 1970s, but it needs both public and private sectors working together to do it.