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Why I’ll be at House Party 2014

by Andrew Callaghan - on 29/04/2014

Andrew Callaghan, Intelligence and Impact Officer at Knightstone Housing Association comments on why he believes House Party offers an alternative to the standard conference circuit and every housing innovator should attend.

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The Future of Housing Tech Roundtable

by Richard Sage - on 29/04/2014

On Tuesday 22 March 2014 a group of people interested in tech in the UK housing sector gathered together at a roundtable facilitated and arranged by HACT and hosted by Paul Foster at Microsoft. Richard Sage of @BakedIdeas comments on the discussions and outcomes.

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Data with destiny

by Stuart Macdonald - on 31/03/2014

Stuart Macdonald from See Media says that after working with HACT on their 'Housing Big Data' project, there is huge untapped potential to be taken advantage of.

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Fresh thinking on social impact

by Lizzie Trotter - on 31/03/2014

HACT's Social Impact Measurement Adviser Lizzie Trotter comments on the big step forward HACT has made to social impact measurement in the UK housing sector.

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The return of the machine for living

by Matt Leach - on 24/03/2014

Data and advancing technology has the potential to dramatically improve the wellbeing of those living in social housing. HACT's Chief Executive Matt Leach comments in the latest edition of Housing Technology that HACT is at the forefront of some exciting developments.

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Platform for housing: doing it right once VS wrong many times

by Richard Sage - on 05/03/2014

A challenge to the sector from Richard Sage, an enterprise architect working in housing.

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It’s tough, so let’s get thinking

by John Coburn - on 26/02/2014

John Coburn, Networks Manager at HACT sets out the challenges facing the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods and asks the housing sector to be heard in the political battle ahead.

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The fight for social housing

by Tom Murtha - on 13/02/2014

The HCA Prospectus marks another milestone in the slow death of social housing, but the sector must fight to defend it, says HACT's Chair Tom Murtha

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Housing’s engagement with health needs to change – and the revolution starts here!

by Andrew van Doorn - on 06/02/2014

With the recent launch of HACT’s Mental Health and Housing Development Programme, Andrew van Doorn, Deputy CEO at HACT, unearths the hard truths about the housing sectors' engagement with the NHS.

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Time for housing to back a basic income?

by Matt Leach - on 15/01/2014

Following the controversial broadcast of Channel 4's Benefit Street, HACT's Chief Executive Matt Leach wonders if the UK housing sector could help drive the discussion on alternative solutions for the welfare state.

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