Entries by susanne martin

Test and learn phase begins for Heartwarming Homes toolkit

  Eighteen social housing providers are testing a communications toolkit which will support them to engage with residents about having Net Zero work completed in their homes. The Heartwarming Homes toolkit will help providers change the way they engage and communicate with residents about energy efficiency improvements.  It will be a useful guide for both […]

Thousands of Homes Face Safety Challenges

  Over 800,000 Northern homes have serious hazards at a cost of £3.15 billion to put right. On average one in ten (9.9 %) of the occupied homes in England have a Category 1 Hazard. Research for the new Northern Housing Monitor, a ‘state of the region’ report for housing in the North, finds that, […]

NHC Unlocking Success Bursary Scheme awards 13 tenants with £500 bursary

    The Unlocking Success Bursary Scheme, funded through the Northern Housing Consortium Charitable Trust, awards bursaries of £500 to help tenants develop learning and skills to support future employment. Since its launch in 2019, we have awarded 88 bursaries to successful applicants to help them with various forms of learning and development including IT […]

Pride in Place Project Concludes with Co-Creation Workshop

Over the last few months the Northern Housing Consortium and our members Blackpool Coastal Homes, Karbon Homes, Livv Housing Group, MSV Housing Group, and Yorkshire Housing have been working with Thinks Insight and Strategy, the leading research agency founded by Deborah Mattinson, currently the Labour Party’s Director of Strategy, on Pride in Place: Housing at […]