Section: Social Landlords

Housing Plus Review - January to June 2020


This Spotlight page provides brief reports on activities of social landlords that can be described as 'in addition to landlord/tenant requirements', often associated with the welfare of residents and others in the community - with links for further reading.


JANUARY 2020

Posted: 08.01.20
Phoenix Community Housing: Further reading

Phoenix's Community Chest is now in its 8th year and organisations/projects can apply for a share of £100,000 that will benefit its Lewisham residents in 2020/21.

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Posted: 08.01.20
Sanctuary Housing: Further reading

Sanctuary Housing is offering grants of up to £1,000 to support projects that will make a difference to the lives of Chester residents and the communities where they live.

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Posted: 14.01.20
Tower Hamlet Homes: Further reading

Tower Hamlets Homes announces that its Inspiring Communities Fund is again open, offering grants between £100 and £5,000 to residents and community organisations with great ideas to improve their local neighbourhoods.

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Posted: 14.01.20
Network Homes: Further reading

Network Homes is offering residents' access to a range of training courses, which will be fully funded and cover the cost of the course, travel expenses and personal protection equipment.

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Posted: 14.01.20
Thirteen: Further reading

Pupils at Livingstonia Community Day Secondary School in Malawi are now able to learn ICT skills for the first time thanks to a donation of IT equipment from Thirteen to charity the Turing Trust.

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Posted: 21.01.20
Jigsaw Housing Group: Further reading

Jigsaw Foundation, the community fund run by housing group Jigsaw, has awarded £25,000 funding to HideOut Youth Zone, a new state-of-the-art youth centre in East Manchester.

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Posted: 21.01.20
Your Homes Newcastle: Further reading

Your Homes Newcastle (YHN) is working in partnership with the Greggs Foundation to fund a Breakfast Club programme in Newcastle schools.

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Posted: 29.01.20
Longhurst Group: Further reading

The new 'Get Active' project will see a number of Longhurst Group colleagues gain qualifications to deliver health improvement and wellbeing sessions for local residents.

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FEBRUARY 2020

Posted: 03.02.20
Network Homes: Further reading

Network Homes launch a new resident engagement programme and invite its tenants to get involved at one of its pop up engagement events about how to make their community a better place to live.

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Posted: 03.02.20
Longhurst Group: Further reading

A charity fun run will benefit to the tune of hundreds of pounds after Longhurst Group pledged to sponsor the event - the annual Louth Run for Life raises tens of thousands of pounds for Cancer Research.

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Posted: 04.02.20
Clarion Housing Group: Further reading

Clarion Housing Group and Resolution Foundation publish a report exploring in-work poverty - findings include 'social housing tenants in work more than twice as likely to live in poverty than home owners.

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Posted: 11.02.20
L&Q: Further reading

The Society for the Advancement of Black Arts is awarded £9,900 from L&Q to enable a community radio station in South London to become a lifeline for children, keeping them off the streets.

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Posted: 14.02.20
Peabody: Further reading

Peabody has partnered with three housing associations to deliver a wide range of training programmes for Hackney residents, which are offered free for its own residents.

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Posted: 18.02.20
Onward Homes: Further reading

Residents in Oldham and Rochdale have recently completed a free interpreters course thanks to help from Onward Homes, with a ten-week workshop leading to a Level 2 Award accredited by CERTA.

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Posted: 19.02.20
Tower Hamlets Homes: Further reading

Tower Hamlets Homes invites residents and others to come and meet local and national health and wellbeing providers at its forthcoming annual Health Festival, with all activiites free of charge.

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Posted: 19.02.20
Golding Homes: Further reading

Golding Homes promotes its 'Dress To Impress' service for residents who have a planned job interview and need a suitable smart outfit and/or personal interview coaching.

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Posted: 20.02.20
A2Dominion: Further reading

A2Dominion is named Socially Responsible Corporate of the Year at the West London Business Awards, recognising the contribution it makes through its community investment programme.

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Updated 21.02.20



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