Hjaltland Housing Association and Shetland Islands Council reflect on the improved social outcomes for young Islanders thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund.

By Phillip Morrison-Gale Over the past 6 years, ‘The Hub Project’  has provided a wide range of housing and skills outreach activities to meet the individual needs of Looked after Children (LAC) aging out of care in the Shetland Islands. Service users of the Hub were provided with safe, comfortable accommodation and regular access to support… Read More Hjaltland Housing Association and Shetland Islands Council reflect on the improved social outcomes for young Islanders thanks to funding from the Big Lottery Fund.

The Public/Social Housing Data Standard, version 1.0 has arrived!

Interview with Jay Sagger (HACT) Early Friday morning, the 26th of January 2018 and just a couple of days before the official launch, I had an interesting and inspiring conversation over coffee and tea with Jay Saggar, Launchpad Coordinator at HACT. HACT is a charity, social enterprise and industry-focused think/do tank, established in the 1960s… Read More The Public/Social Housing Data Standard, version 1.0 has arrived!

What do you mean there is no Definition for Social Housing in Europe?

When I graduated college in 2009 my head was full of academic ideas and principles regarding social housing.  Five years later, I am in a fellowship with a  completely different view on how urban planning and social housing work.  Theories are great but the reality of working in a government agency and implementing new programs … Read More What do you mean there is no Definition for Social Housing in Europe?