UK social housing organisations representing 42% of the sector provided over £1,650,000 in financial assistance, provided almost 190,000 residents with advice and guidance, and made over 890,000 welfare calls between March and September 2020, a new report has shown.
Published 6 November 2020
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and HACT have created a social value toolkit that gives housing associations and co-operatives the practical resources they need to measure, demonstrate and increase the social value impact of their work in communities.
Published 8 October 2020
HACT launched its roadmap for the future of social value in social housing.
Published 11 September 2020
Investment in the social housing sector generates economic and social benefits for Scotland and its people, including reducing poverty and homelessness, improving health, and creating jobs, a new report has found.
Published 9 September 2020
Between March and June 2020, UK social housing organisations representing 40% of the sector provided almost £1 million in financial assistance, provided over 110,000 residents with advice and guidance, and made over 600,000 welfare calls.
Published 20 August 2020
Social housing organisations representing over a third of the UK sector provided almost £500,000 in financial assistance, made almost half a million welfare calls and identified just over 175,000 vulnerable residents between March and May 2020, a new report has found.
Published 17 July 2020
Lorna Wilson shares initial findings into research from SFHA, JRF, Public Health Scotland, and RIHAF into the social, economic, health, and wellbeing impact of social housing.
Published 30 June 2020
The Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion (OCSI) has collated data on people at-risk in Scotland in response to the COVID-19 crisis and the information has been made available via housing sectors ideas and innovation agency HACT.
Published 8 April 2020
The Housing Associations' Charitable Trust (HACT) has congratulated Barrhead Housing Association for being the first social housing organisation in Scotland to sign up to the Board Charter for Community Investment.
Published 21 February 2020
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has teamed up with HACT and the Lintel Trust to launch a new project to measure the impact of housing organisations as social businesses and as a sector.
Published 25 October 2019