Publications, briefings, webinars, toolkits and guidance on key housing issues.
This webinar held in collaboration with the Local Government Association (LGA) provides information on what funding and support are available for housing association residents affected by the cost of living crisis.
22 July 2022
This webinar is focused on the use of modern methods of construction (MMC) in social housing.
15 July 2022
This webinar is focused on building safety resident engagement strategies and how our members can adopt good practice from across the sector.
24 June 2022
This webinar explores some of the issues raised in a new briefing on decarbonisation for smaller housing associations, including the support and funding available to help smaller housing associations on the road to net zero.
20 June 2022
This webinar explores how housing associations can use supported housing to support young people with skills, training and employment opportunities.
25 May 2022
This webinar shares good examples of how housing associations have adopted Together with Tenants to work with residents to drive real change and improve trust and accountability.
19 May 2022
This is the latest in a new series of webinars focused on governance specifically for smaller housing associations.
10 May 2022
This webinar explores how housing associations can become Disability Confident employers attracting new talent and embedding accessible and inclusive ways of working.
25 April 2022
This webinar reviews health promotion initiatives offered by housing associations in partnership with the NHS and other stakeholders.
16 February 2022
In this webinar hear from Kate Dodsworth, Director of Consumer Regulation from The Regulator of Social Housing who reviews the consultation on the new tenant satisfaction measures and explains what they will mean for housing associations.
14 February 2022
Electric heat pumps are likely to be the dominant solution to how we green our homes but many questions remain.
09 February 2022
This webinar promotes and shares good practices on complaint handling helping housing associations explore effective processes and procedures that can be implemented to resolve complaints swiftly.
03 February 2022
During this webinar we discuss perpetrator management and good practice related to joint tenancies, and ensuring work with perpetrators does not come to a cost to the victim of domestic abuse.
20 January 2022
In this webinar, MHS Homes and Kier Group share their insights on why they signed up to become Building a Safer Future Charter Champions and how it has helped their organisations.
17 January 2022
This webinar explores current supported housing pilots aimed at improving the quality, enforcement, oversight and value for money in supported housing. We also review the remedies for the poor quality provision and discuss the lessons learned from the experience of Prospect Housing in trying to improve standards.
16 December 2021
Discusses the current regulatory landscape for smaller housing associations and the implications of the Social Housing White Paper leaders, boards and tenants and residents.
10 December 2021
As winter approaches, and furlough and the £20 uplift in benefits end, this webinar looked at the role of housing associations in promoting health and wellbeing alongside supporting communities facing fuel poverty and financial inclusion.
16 November 2021
This webinar explores how the social housing sector can respond better to damp and mould in their homes and improve residents’ experiences.
04 November 2021
This webinar recorded 4 November 2021 features representatives from Savills, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and Turner and Townsend.
04 November 2021
This webinar shares findings from the study, showcasing areas where Together with Tenants has had an impact and the challenges that have been encountered across different housing associations.
26 October 2021
This webinar explores risk and assurance and will be of most intersest to chairs, board members, chief executives, company secretaries and governance leads within smaller housing associations.
21 October 2021
For Black History Month 2021 we sat down with Louis Julienne, co-founder of the Federation of Black Housing Organisations (FBHO) to hear first-hand his story of developing the first black housing strategy.
21 October 2021
This webinar reviews a key part of the NHF's project on decarbonisation: how can we as a sector navigate our way to net-zero?
07 October 2021
Hear from the NHF, the Regulator of Social Housing, the Chair of WHG and Housemark about what makes a great board member.
01 September 2021
Ahead of Starts at Home Day 2021, this webinar explores how supported housing providers stepped up to meet the pressures of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and how they can continue to support their residents’ wellbeing while also working with the NHS.
26 August 2021
Findings and recommendations from the largest survey of people living in social housing claiming Universal Credit during the coronavirus pandemic.
18 August 2021
Webinar discussing how action L&Q is taking to strengthen the voice of residents within housing associations to help tackle discrimination.
05 August 2021
This webinar was organised by our National Domestic Abuse Core Group. It explores the domestic abuse requirements within the social housing white paper and how members can meet these requirements.
19 July 2021
Exploring the opportunities for smaller housing associations in using MMC to build new homes.
15 July 2021
Hear about how regulation in the social housing sector works currently and the changes the Social Housing White Paper is introducing.
15 July 2021
The Rural Housing Alliance share their revised rural pledge and introduce the Parish Councillors’ Guide to Rural Affordable Housing.
07 July 2021
Hear first-hand from board members who have experienced the impact that improving equality, diversity and inclusion in the boardroom can have on an organisation.
18 June 2021
Exploring the impact of the pandemic and other factors such as temporary and overcrowded housing on adverse childhood experiences and the role of housing associations in ensuring they "see the child" in service design and delivery. Description
27 May 2021
The first in a series of webinars delivered as part of our new extra governance support for smaller housing associations explores succession planning and board recruitment.
21 May 2021
Residents, housing associations and their board members share insights into their Together with Tenants journey and what we can learn as we take it forward within our own organisations.
18 May 2021
By using the tool and then using the data, housing associations can work out where they need to improve the most, set ambitious targets, and figure out what mechanisms for change are most impactful.
12 May 2021
During this webinar we hear the latest advice and guidance on key coronavirus issues, particularly options for staff testing and the roadmap for easing lockdown as it relates to supported housing and general needs.
20 April 2021
During this webinar, we hear about good practice in housing management, partnerships and joint working as well as case studies from three social landlord providers involved in the delivery of Housing First.
12 April 2021
We are delighted to announce that Full Communications have agreed to be the new campaign lead organisation.
09 April 2021
Focusing on the practicalities of implementing Together with Tenants in smaller housing associations, hearing examples from organisations who are already on this journey.
30 March 2021
Hear directly from the government about funding opportunities for green retrofit work on housing association properties, focusing on plans for the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund.
29 March 2021
Staff and residents from Rooftop Housing Group, Platform Housing Group and WHG reflect on their experiences and challenges so far, and as we consider how to truly embed Together with Tenants across the sector.
22 March 2021
Following the launch and national rollout of Together with Tenants we are holding webinars on each of the six priorities. This webinar will focus on voice and influence and accountability.
01 March 2021
During LGBTQ+ History Month, we consider the role our sector plays in creating safe spaces for LGBTQ+ people to thrive.
25 February 2021
Following the launch and national rollout of Together with Tenants we are holding webinars on each of the six priorities. This webinar focuses on the first two - relationships and communication.
22 February 2021
This webinar is aimed at new board members who are new to the housing sector and would like a firmer grip on the housing world.
09 February 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed every social landlord to ask the question, how can we better support the mental health of residents and staff? This webinar explores three different approaches across general needs and supported housing.
03 February 2021
Reflections on how new rural housing policy, demographic changes, the current economic climate and the coronavirus crisis is creating both opportunities and challenges for rural housing associations.
27 January 2021
The National Housing Federation is working with PIB Insurance Broker to support our members to procure Directors and Officers Liability Insurance from 1 April 2021.
15 January 2021
Charlotte Deshmukh, Public Relations Manager at the National Housing Federation provides an update on the latest news and insight from the NHF and discussed managing reputation and dealing with local and national media.
16 December 2020
This webinar explores the implications of the white paper for the social housing sector and our residents, and how we can work best work with the government and the Regulator.
15 December 2020
Join us for this NHF member only webinar to discuss the Insight Report findings and how we can work together as a sector to make change happen.
09 December 2020
This webinar explores responses by housing associations to the rise in domestic abuse during the lockdowns and what we can learn as the pandemic continues.
08 December 2020
This webinar focused on operating whole scheme testing, partnership working, clinical governance and infection prevention, dealing with staffing pressures and Test and Trace. Housing associations share their strategies for protecting residents and staff and there will be plenty of time for questions.
30 November 2020
The government has published the Social Housing White Paper which sets out a ‘charter for social housing residents’ and aims to deliver the improvement in transparency and accountability promised in the 2018 green paper.
26 November 2020
This webinar set out the changes in the new Code of Governance 2020, why we made those changes, and discusses what compliance and best practice looks like for different members.
18 November 2020
This webinar is an opportunity for residents to come together and hear more about Together with Tenants and our plans for change.
16 November 2020
BME housing associations play a crucial role in providing quality housing for tenants of all backgrounds.
04 November 2020
In this webinar, we explore how our sector can play a leading role in shaping a social and economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that benefits every community and leaves no one behind.
02 October 2020
In this webinar we explore two recently published pieces of research that evidence the impact that a long term affordable housing programme would have.
01 October 2020
This webinar will talk through the key building safety issues for smaller housing associations.
28 September 2020
We talk to MHCLG and Homes England about the 2021-26 Affordable Homes Programme (AHP) and how it plans to build up to 180,000 new homes.
22 September 2020
We will be preparing a formal submission to the upcoming Spending Review setting out the key ask of the sector. This webinar sets out the key elements of our submission, and provide an opportunity for members to input and feedback.
18 September 2020
What are the implications of this legislation for housing associations and how can the sector continue to implement the new regulatory system for building safety?
11 September 2020
If you’re new to the sector and you’d like a firmer grip on the housing world, join the National Housing Federation at this Board Member Induction webinar.
09 September 2020
This webinar will focus on balancing resident and staff safety with reopening schemes, including when to allow visitors, how to reopen communal facilities safely, and dealing with local lockdowns.
04 September 2020
In this webinar we provide an overview of the recently launched planning white paper, outline the key issues for our sector and answer your questions.
26 August 2020
Best practice for members on managing local lockdowns in areas where they operate.
18 August 2020
In this webinar, the Housing Ombudsman provides an overview of their approach during the coronavirus pandemic and outlines the new complaints handling code and what it means for housing associations.
13 August 2020
This webinar brings together social landlords in conversation around what has worked to make their Housing First service successful.
13 August 2020
Following on from May’s webinar on board excellence in a crisis, this webinar shifts focus to the ‘new normal’ and what boards should be discussing in recovery from the crisis.
24 July 2020
We know that the housing sector faces real challenges in cutting carbon emissions, and there are significant obstacles to overcome. But now is the time for us to build back better.
23 July 2020
This pandemic has driven people indoors and transformed the way that social landlords work with communities, as well as increasing pressures in those communities.
17 July 2020
During this webinar you will hear from the partner organisations about how the campaign is going so far, where it is going next and how you can help to amplify this crucial message.
15 July 2020
Coronavirus has changed the way we all work and the way housing associations engage with their tenants. What action can Members take to support the wellbeing of tenants and staff throughout this uncertain period?
15 July 2020
We are delighted that Dame Judith was able to join us for this webinar to share her vision for a housing association sector with a culture of safety and discuss her role in leading the transition to a new Building Safety Regulator.
30 June 2020
This webinar brings together speakers from the housing association and local authority sectors to discuss how this can be achieved through partnership working
18 June 2020
Coronavirus has already had a dramatic impact on jobs and incomes and we will be living with the economic impact of the crisis for years to come. Government response has been to support people’s incomes and millions have made a claim for Universal Credit.
10 June 2020
We're working with you to understand the role our sector can play in supporting communities and the economy emerge from the coronavirus crisis. Here, we share the themes we have identified to meet this ambition and outline our emerging proposals, discuss our national influencing agenda and our work with the government and stakeholders.
03 June 2020
The government published its coronavirus recovery strategy on 11 May, setting out an indicative roadmap for the easing of lockdown restrictions. Hear the latest updates on guidance and what it means for housing associations.
28 May 2020
In this webinar, members will highlight the key challenges facing providers of long-term supported housing services during the coronavirus outbreak and how they have dealt with them.
27 May 2020
Hear from Tom Copley, the Deputy Mayor for Housing at Greater London Authority and NHF CEO Kate Henderson about the sector's response to coronavirus.
21 May 2020
In this webinar we hear from experts about economic abuse and how we can identify and support victims in housing association homes.
20 May 2020
Crucial insight on current building safety issues, how housing associations are demonstrating compliance during the coronavirus outbreak, and updates from the government and the HSE.
12 May 2020
The coronavirus outbreak has helped highlight the need for care and homes for the country's homeless but we need to build momentum so the topic of homelessness remains front of mind after this time. See how our sector hopes to do this.
06 May 2020
This webinar covers the role of the board during a crisis and how best to support staff and residents, making decisions at pace, monitoring what’s important and planning for the recovery period.
05 May 2020
This webinar will focus on the financial and regulatory implications of the coronavirus outbreak, including business planning and end of year accounts, with a particular emphasis on information for smaller housing associations.
01 May 2020
This webinar looks at issues specific to supported housing and homelessness services arising due to the coronavirus pandemic.
09 April 2020
Update on the NHF's work to shape the political and policy developments on the key issues affecting housing associations during the coronavirus crisis.
09 April 2020
In this webinar, members of the National Housing Federation policy team shared the latest information for smaller associations followed by a Q&A with attendees.
03 April 2020
View our recent webinar with the Regulator of Social Housing about their response to the current crisis (member only).
02 April 2020
NHF members share best practice around preparing for and mitigating the impact of coronavirus on our residents and services.
18 March 2020
This webinar will support boards in considering and planning how their organisations can stay ahead of changes to the regulatory agenda.
23 January 2020
This is the first in our Housing Futures webinar series, which focuses on the Identify phase of the innovation process. In this webinar you will learn about the importance of collaboration and discover the key behaviours, techniques and tools you need to successfully identify a problem.
21 November 2019