Housing organisations are worth over £10bn a year to the Northern economy

 

Commissioned by the Northern Housing Consortium and seven of our members, academics at Sheffield Hallam University have conducted a nine month study into the economic impact of the North’s affordable housing sector.  For the first time, the study considered the total impact of our Members’ activity – including construction, housing management and community investment.  

 
Did you know, for example, that the number of people employed by housing organisations in the North is equivalent to the number employed in car manufacturing and call centres combined?  Our findings show;
 
Our research was supported by seven of our members, who each received a report on their own contribution to the local economy.  Please click on the logo to view the individual reports:
 
         
           
           
 
 
 

 Impact calculator tool

As part of the research, academics at Sheffield Hallam University have produced this impact calculator tool which NHC members can use to estimate their own economic impact using the study methodology.  Inputting data on your employment and expenditure will produce estimates of your organisation’s output, GVA and employment impacts – both direct and indirect. 
Download the tool here
 
Launch event
 
Slides from the launch event held in Leeds on 24th January 2013 are available
Contact
 
For more information on the study, please contact Brian Robson on 0191 566 1038 or email:
 

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