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Our partner HACT is measuring the impact we’ve made

PlaceShapers have joined HACT and a number of other organisations in endorsing a set of nine impact measurements that the Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is asking social housing organisations to collect during the Covid-19 crisis.

13 May 2020 more...


PlaceShapers Director Rachael Orr was pleased to be able to contribute to a collection of essays collated by Oxfam UK titled ‘Our Other National Debt: Repaying the people we owe the most after coronavirus’.

7 May 2020 more...

Select Committee Evidence - PlaceShapers Response

We welcome the opportunity to submit evidence to this enquiry. Our members are key partners for local authorities across the country in providing housing for homeless households and rough sleepers. We offer a broad range of support, including tenancy sustainment. Many are involved in delivering Housing First services across the country.

5 May 2020 more...

When the crisis abates, what should we retain from how we are doing business now?

Housing associations are beginning to think about life beyond the coronavirus crisis. Our Chair, Sinéad Butters looks at what that might look like.

15 Apr 2020 more...

First Homes Consultation Response March 2020

We realise that you are all busy dealing with the consequences for staff, tenants and customers of the coronavirus pandemic, however this consultation is still due to finish on 3rd April, 2020.

19 Mar 2020 more...

New parliamentary inquiry launched on housing and employment

A new parliamentary inquiry launches to tackle the employment and earnings gap that exists between working age social housing tenants and other tenures.

9 Mar 2020 more...

Five new members

We welcome five new members to our growing network of more than 100 community-based housing providers.

14 Feb 2020 more...

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PlaceShapers organises a range of events, from our annual conference to members' forums. We also attend a number of sector conferences. Find out more about our forthcoming and past events here.


We Share

Our 2019 campaign We Share looks at great projects and initiatives PlaceShapers run to build communities and shares insight and knowledge within the network so more communities benefit.


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Winter 2020 star builders
PlaceShapers Winter Star Builders are the West Midlands, building 9,375 more homes by 2023. more...

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