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PlaceShapers response to Planning for the Future Consultation

PlaceShapers members own or manage 930,000 homes with over 100,000 more in the pipeline to 2023, 35% of the homes predicted to be built by the housing association sector.

7 Oct 2020 more...

Places After The Pandemic

Covid 19 could offer a once in a lifetime opportunity for housing associations to deliver more with their communities, change how homes are built and adapt services, according to PlaceShapers’ and HACT’s Places After The Pandemic report.

16 Sep 2020 more...

MP Danny Kruger asked 'How can we empower and strengthen communities for the long term?'

Here is what PlaceShapers has to say...

21 Jul 2020 more...

Build build build

PlaceShapers response to Prime Minister's speech highlighting fear the Affordable Housing Programme has been cut.

30 Jun 2020 more...

Matthew Walker appointed Chair of Placeshapers

Matthew Walker, Chief Executive at Leeds Federated Housing Association, has been appointed Chair of PlaceShapers, the national network of community-based social landlords.

11 Jun 2020 more...

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...

#OurOtherNationalDebt

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

Our members are key partners for local authorities across the country in providing housing for homeless households and rough sleepers.

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...


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