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Landlords get work boost from £1bn youth scheme


Inside Housing reports on the extra funds being offered to housing providers through Youth Contract to begin to tackle youth unemployment, following a lack of engagement with the Work Programme.

Still early days for social impact measurement in housing sector


Key findings in a report commissioned by HACT highlights opportunities to improve understanding of social impact measurement among housing providers.

Struggling to get work


Inside Housing reports on the struggle that housing providers are experiencing with worklessness in their communities.

How to... tackle poor conditions for migrants in the private rented sector


John Perry discusses the issues that migrants face in the private rented sector. A new report from the Housing and Migration Network shares lessons on managing housing.

Take on the challenge of Nightrider 2012


Encounter a deserted City of London as you take on the challenge of Nightrider - a unique and exciting 100km moonlit bike ride past London’s most iconic landmarks.

New report highlights need for action on migrant housing


A report by the Housing and Migration Network is the first national report to explore the needs of new migrants who live at the bottom end of the private rented sector.

Globe trotters


Jon Lord calls for more action in the private rented sector for migrants, a project he is working with HACT on.

HACT's announces projects for 2012


From developing solutions to measuring social impact in housing, to supporting housing providers in their community investment plans, take a look at the planned programme of work HACT is anticipating for 2012, including details on how to get involved in these exciting areas of work.

Self-help Housing update: DCLG publishes guidance for Empty Homes Community Grants funding applications


Now available: guidance for community organisations applying for funding to bring Empty Homes back into use.

A refurbished Empty Home

Self-Help Housing


Support is available for community orgs bidding for the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme, from HACT and Read the discussion from our live webinar that took place on 1 February.