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Supporting social prescription

by David King - on 13/10/2014

HACT's Housing Intern David King discusses why housing providers are perfectly placed to help the healthcare sector deliver effective 'social prescriptions' to patients.

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The politics of stigma

by John Coburn - on 10/10/2014

On World Mental Health day, HACT Networks Manager John Coburn blogs on how work by the UK housing sector to combat the stigma of social housing can offer lessons and hope to those tackling other stigmatised issues, and in particular around mental health.

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Bricks and Medicine?

by David King - on 30/09/2014

HACT's new Housing and Health Intern, David King, offers his initial thoughts on unifying housing and health: finding a common language between the two sectors and questioning how they were able to drift so far apart in the first place.

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Ten takeaways from #Housingcamp

by Matt Leach - on 24/09/2014

HACT's Chief Executive Matt Leach reflects on the ten main thoughts he took away from this year's #Housingcamp unconference held on the 13 September in London.

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Tenancy management: are terms and conditions the most sustainable solution?

by Anna Carnegie - on 01/09/2014

As the launch of our report with Yarlington and Trafford Housing Trust draws near, Housing Intern Anna Carnegie delves into the debate surrounding conditional tenancies.

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Don’t Mention Social Housing

by Tom Murtha - on 21/07/2014

HACT's Chairman Tom Murtha discusses his reasons for involvement in the SHOUT (Social Housing Under Threat) campaign.

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Housing Associations need a City Deal

by John Coburn - on 11/07/2014

As HACT launches its new report on strategic approaches to employment today, HACT's Network Manager explores the role of housing associations in supporting employment economic opportunities in the city regions.

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HouseParty: an exciting new innovation for housing

by John Coburn, Networks Manager, HACT - on 17/06/2014

A snippet into why HouseParty represents the transformation that is taking place in the housing sector. Networks Manager John Coburn discusses some of the great sessions that will be taking place at HouseParty and declares that the event reflects the dynamism, energy and enthusiasm of our sector and communities, to make change happen.

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A challenge to the existing housing establishment

by Matt Leach - on 10/06/2014

HACT's Chief Executive Matt Leach discusses why HouseParty delivers an opportunity to a new generation of housing innovators.

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Big Data and housing part 4: potential benefits

by Jim Vine - on 03/06/2014

In part four of this short introductory series Jim Vine delves into the ‘why’ of Housing Big Data.

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