Social housing has a rich and strong history throughout Europe. Some countries have hundreds of years of experience and have produced amazing leaders who changed their communities and countries for the better. The same holds true now and there are countless people in the social housing industry in Europe leading the way. While it is… Read More 6 Young Social Housing Leaders in Europe You Should Know
The European Federation for Living (EFL) just wrapped up its annual autumn conference located this year in Gent, Belgium. Over sixty participants from across Europe attended the conference, ranging from social and public housing associations, universities and research institutes, and private businesses working in the housing sector. Tenant engagement and cooperative and collaborative housing… Read More Collaboration, Cooperation and Tenant Engagement: The Future of Social Housing
Rewards can be very subjective for top performers, not least due to varying motivational factors, accepted reward parameters within each market sector, and personal circumstance. Within the public sector for instance, where financial rewards may be more controlled, above all else communication, empowerment, and job satisfaction are key (Cuthbert & Ward). A holistic approach to each individual’s needs and… Read More Public/Social Housing: Why You Need to Reward Your Top Performers
Intro: We here at ^Housing Futures strive to bring the latest and most interesting developments to our readers in the field of social housing. The changes in the UK around social housing in the last few years have been dramatic and shifting. Universal Credit is one of the largest changes in social housing anywhere in… Read More UK, Social Housing and Universal Credit: Were I.T. Implications Truly Considered?
For nearly 30 years, Professor David Mullins has conducted research on a range of topics relating to social housing. He has coauthored a number of books, including Housing Policy in the UK (2006), After Council Housing (2010), and Hybridising Housing Organisations (2013). As a Professor of Housing Policy, he leads the Housing and Communities Research Group in the School of Social… Read More Affordable Housing and Tenant Engagement: Part II
For nearly 30 years, Professor David Mullins has conducted research on a range of topics relating to social housing. He has coauthored a number of books, including Housing Policy in the UK (2006), After Council Housing (2010), and Hybridising Housing Organisations (2013). As a Professor of Housing Policy, he leads the Housing and Communities Research… Read More Affordable Housing and Tenant Empowerment-Part I