Question: What is your background (place of birth, place of residence, education, profession)? Answer: I am English by birth and Scottish by upbringing. Having grown up on the Isle of Bute on the River Clyde, I have lived in Edinburgh for the last 47 years. I have a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of… Read More Public Housing Profile: An Interview with Craig Sanderson from the Link Group in Scotland
I started this blog in 2014 to monitor my research and fellowship time in Germany and EU. I wrote dozens of blogs about what was happening in the realm of public housing and homelessness across multiple EU countries. Since returning to the US, my blog has focused a lot on process improvement. Today I want… Read More Public Housing in New Zealand: Something is a Bubbling Down Under
This is a multi-part series that will discuss social housing in the Netherlands from the perspective of 5 Austrian students who spent time in the country doing research and studies. All credit for these articles go to Linda Dreier | Patrick Kammerzelt | Philipp Ringswirth | Marlene Samhaber | Julia Staufer How 5 Viennese students… Read More 5 Austrians Define Dutch Social Housing
Mental health issues are a global epidemic. Successfully addressing these mental health problems is not something that can happen in isolation. The mantra “Housing is healthcare” is a mindset that has been adopted across many providers, including housing organizations, that serve individuals experiencing homelessness and those living with mental illness Housing for homeless and those… Read More The Intersection of Public Housing, Homelessness and Mental Health
By David Northern, Executive Director Lake County Housing Authority The Problem Money: One thing most feel they never have enough of. For Lake County’s most vulnerable, sometimes this lacking proves to be the biggest barrier to gaining affordable housing as they cannot afford security deposits. To address this, Lake County Housing Authority launched a collaborative Security… Read More Lake County Housing Authority Pilots Innovative Security Deposit Program
Guest Post by Job Pan Pangilinan- Lean Adviser Seattle Housing Authority Lean transformation is a cultural transformation where everyone in the organization is committed to make continuous improvement as part of each one’s daily work. It should not be confused with a lean project that exists only to target a particular operational ‘headache’. A lean… Read More Your Organization is Ready for a Lean Transformation Journey
Can and should a social housing company have a brand? If so, what does that do for your agency? Can that inspire and motivate staff and the community? There are some within the housing community in the USA that it makes sense to use branding. The people who believe this think that branding can be… Read More Social Housing and Branding: What Can Your Organization Do?