14 January 2021 more...
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PlaceShapers 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...
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...
Bringing together members, influencers and experts to take a resident-focused approach to the sector’s hottest issues.
2 Dec 2019 more...