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A comprehensive white paper that explores the critical role of social value and non-financial reporting in driving transformational impact across the UK has been published by Housing Associations Charitable Trust (HACT). The paper, published in collaboration with global professional services network

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The first phase of research commissioned by Shelter Scotland examining how the social impact of affordable housing is measured has been published this week. Carried out by the Housing Associations Charitable Trust (HACT), it identifies a lack of means to understand the difference accessing affordabl

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The Energy Hardship Fund, set up by HACT, is aiming to raise £1 million to help residents who are struggling with the cost of their energy bills this winter, providing them with energy and cash vouchers. HACT’s call to action has already seen an amazing response from across the sector wi

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HACT and rent-flex have published a White Paper exploring the benefits of flexible rent services for both residents and social housing organisations. Published today, 'Paid in full: Putting residents in control' draws on the results of a rent-flex pilot with Optivo tenants to determine the key benef

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Hillcrest is among a trio of social housing organisations to sign up to support the development of HACT’s social value roadmap. The Association joins alongside CHP and Yorkshire Housing.

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Opportunities for housing associations to provide routes out of unemployment and under-employment for their residents and local people have been identified in a new White Paper. Published today by HACT, supported by Regenda, the White Paper identifies the critical role that housing associations

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Link Group has become the first Scottish investor in HACT’s social value roadmap. Launched in September 2020, the social value roadmap was developed by the UK Social Value in Housing Taskforce, which was composed of 17 organisations including leading social housing organisations, the Regulator

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Between March and October 2020, UK social housing organisations representing 42% of the sector provided almost £1,900,000 in financial assistance, provided over 215,000 residents with advice and guidance, and made just under one million welfare calls between March and October 2020, new figures

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A new report released by HACT has revealed how social housing organisations responded to the COVID-19 pandemic across the UK. A Sector Together is an anthology of stories, statistics and viewpoints highlighting the action taken by housing organisations to address the plethora of problems brought by

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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. Andrew van Doorn, H

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