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HACT Newsletter April 2012 out now


In this month's newsletter we are launching our new project Benchmarking approaches to worklessness.

A crucial time for impact measurement: New research explores lessons being learnt in the housing sector


The Information daily reports on the importance of the social impact research conducted by HACT and Third Sector Research Centre.

That Extra Mile


In preparation for this year's Virgin London Marathon, Nick Duxbury from Inside Housing interviews some of the HACT team to see how they're feeling with the race just around the corner.

Halton Housing Trust staff to run London Marathon


As the Virgin London Marathon 2012 draws nearer, the Halton Housing Trust team are stepping up their training and fundraising.

Top tips to keep up with the rapid change of housing policy


The Guardian has published some tips following a live discussion about staying on top of housing policy which HACT's Deputy CEO took part in.

Reach In is officially back!


The Reach In volunteer placement programme for refugees is now recruiting for applicants in London, the West Midlands and Greater Manchester. Closing 22 April 2012.

HACT's Deputy CEO to take part in a Guardian Q&A session today at 12pm.


Andrew Van Doorn will be participating in a discussion about current housing policy and how providers are going to keep up with the ever-increasing pace of change.

Homeshare: meet the unlikely housemates


The Guardian reports on the successes of inter-generational homesharing, an initiative supported by HACT.

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.