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Northern Housing Summit 2019 Summary

The Northern Housing Summit took place earlier this month, attended by over 180 representatives from housing associations and local authorities. The day had three main themes running throughout – future vision and ambition, quality and place, and capacity, delivery and regulation. Our Chief Executive, Tracy Harrison welcomed delegates to the event, recognising that we face […]

Impact of Universal Credit – Resource Research Deadline Extended

We have learnt through our roundtable events that housing providers and local authorities are increasingly having to take up the slack and are investing increasing resources to ensure the smooth running of the Universal Credit system for the benefits of claimants and to maintain sustainable tenancies. In order to quantify the extent to which members […]

MyNHC – putting members at the heart of NHC services

Where are we now? I’ve worked in the NHC’s Member Engagement team since 2015, and we’ve seen huge changes during that time, both to the housing landscape and in how we deliver services to our 146 local authority, housing association and ALMO members across the North. We’ve fundamentally changed the way we engage with members, […]

Charities, local authorities and housing associations came together to tackle Homelessness in Leeds earlier this week

Representatives from Crisis, Youth Homeless North East, and both local authorities and housing associations shared their experiences, latest research and recommendations around tackling homelessness at an event organised by the Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) in Leeds on the 25th November. Access to housing is a fundamental part of solving homelessness. There are now 84,740 households, […]

Lessons from the Early Adopters Group – Building Safety roundtables

The Grenfell Tower tragedy raised the issue of building safety in tall buildings across the country and with 18 high-rise blocks, Salix Homes, based in Salford, Greater Manchester, has been at the forefront of identifying a new approach for the industry. As one of three housing providers who are part of the Government’s Early Adopters […]

MyNHC will launch at the Northern Housing Summit next week

Look out for our new online portal ‘MyNHC’ launching at the Northern Housing Summit (but available to everyone!) from the 5th November. MyNHC will give members: better oversight of how your organisation works with us the ability to book events, pay online and manage event bookings access documentation view procurement information and much more. If […]

Meet the Northern Housing Summit Sponsors & Exhibitors!

We’re excited to bring you our Sponsor and Exhibitor Showcase for the Northern Housing Summit 2019 which takes place on the 5th November in the Renaissance Hotel, Manchester. All food and drinks will be served in the exhibition area which will be open throughout the event. Come and join us and our other exhibitors in […]

Our new Corporate Plan

We are excited to launch the NHC’s new Corporate Plan, bringing together our vision to drive and deliver five clear and ambitious objectives over the next three years. Created using the results from a recent member perception survey, developed with staff at all levels and agreed by our Board, the NHC’s Corporate Plan delivers a […]

Our Executive Director Brian Robson gives evidence at the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee.

The evening of Monday 21st October saw our Executive Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Brian Robson, give evidence at the second session of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee regarding the long-term delivery of social and affordable rented housing (View the call for evidence here). The Northern Housing Consortium was invited to […]