CEO of North Herts Homes takes over as HACT Chair as Tom Murtha steps down to focus on campaigning for social housing12/11/2015
Gavin Cansfield, CEO of North Hertfordshire Homes, was confirmed today as Chair of housing innovation agency HACT, replacing former Midland Heart CEO Tom Murtha, who has stood down after five years in post.
Affinity Sutton has developed an innovative approach to maximise the potential of its community centres. Its Community Asset Transfer strategy is helping Affinity Sutton build the capacity of local organisations to drive forward thriving and sustainable centres - creating significant benefits for the local residents which they serve.
New values launched this week by HACT and Simetrica demonstrate the human cost of homelessness, placing monetary values on the massive uplift in wellbeing and happiness created when moving people from street homelessness into secure housing.
The 2015/16 Action Plan establishes a set of commitments across the sectors to build an integrated agenda to improve health through the home.
Our popular GIS-powered software is launching on 13 August!
An innovative project coordinated by HACT aims to put monetary values on the health benefits to tenants of housing association work has released its first findings.
The SROI Network (soon to be Social Value UK) and HACT are very pleased to publish a ‘linkages paper’ that sets out the relationship between Social Return on Investment (SROI) and HACT’s Social Value Bank (and accompanying tools the Value Calculator and Value Insight).
We are requesting for housing providers to send us relevant information that will help us to ensure that the outputs of this new project better reflect the needs of your organisation and the housing sector as a whole.
Government departments, charities and learning networks have agreed on an action plan for improving housing and health in 2014/15.
It’s Empty Homes Week and Community Housing Organisations around England are calling for a further £52m from the new Government, over the next three years, to bring more empty properties back into use.