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HACT launches free tool 'Population Insight' for housing sector

07/02/2013

The new data tool gives housing providers free access to Census 2011 data on changing demographics in their neighbourhoods.

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What did the census feeding frenzy tell us about housing?

03/01/2013

Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion's Director Tom Smith says that the Census reveals that up to half a million people in social housing do not know their landlord is a housing association.

HACT newsletter December 2012 now available

19/12/2012

This festive edition wraps up an exciting year for HACT - see our round-up of activities and what's in store for another exciting year in 2013.

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HACT and OCSI launch new housing open data tool

27/11/2012

Community Insight is a new online community mapping and reporting tool enabling housing providers to harness the power of Open Data.

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Progress Housing Group's Chair takes on an African challenge in support of HACT

12/11/2012

Janet Hale will be trading in her stiletto heels for a trusty pair of walking boots to scale Africa's highest peak.

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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.

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