Bringing health and safety to the forefront

Clare Norton, g320 Chair, discusses in her latest article in Inside Housing,  how “a culture of health and safety must be at the centre of everything we do” following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower. Read more here.

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What will the general election mean for tenants?

Clare Norton, g320 Chair,  examines to what extent tenants will benefit from the housing pledges put forward by major parties. She reviews what has changed in social housing and how the general election will impact the housing sector. For the full article see: Inside Housing 

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Mindful development is needed to address housing shortages.

Clare Norton, Chair of g320 comments “Small landlords are capable of developing new homes without jeopardising their core strengths”. For the full article, see Inside Housing.

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g320 Impact Report 2015-16

The aim of the g320 is to promote and share good practice amongst those “smaller but beautiful” associations providing a range of housing and care services in the capital and indeed across the country. This report has been produced to highlight that diversity, professionalism, community impact, and focus on our customers are our core strengths. Read the full story »

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The g320 has a new Chair!

g320 would like to welcome its new Chair, Clare Norton, who was elected at our AGM in October. Clare is the Chief Executive of Peter Bedford Housing Association which is based in North East London and has worked in housing for over 20 years, predominantly in the supported housing sector. Members of the g320 would Read the full story »

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Haig Housing Trust – BBC’s DIY SOS to re-visit Manchester this autumn

Last year over 9 million viewers tuned in to watch the Royal Television Society winning episodes of DIY SOS: Homes for Veterans, as an entire street in East Manchester received a facelift and 8 of the 25 empty homes on the street were refurbished for veterans by an amazing team of volunteers including Princes William Read the full story »

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Developing New Homes – follow up to Arc report

As part of the Developing New Homes workstream the g320 met with the  GLA to discuss assistance with development by small HA’s.    The meeting was held as a follow up to the research report ‘London’s smaller housing associations and local authorities – Increasing housing supply’. The meeting was held with Inez Hough and Heather Juman at the Read the full story »

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London’s smaller housing associations and local authorities – Increasing housing supply: Ark/GLA report

Increasing housing supply was published in 2015 and assesses the extent to which additional support to London’s small housing associations and local authorities can increase their contribution to new housing supply, and suggests practical interventions that can be taken by the GLA and others. A follow up meeting was held with the GLA on 6 Read the full story »

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JRF – Smaller Housing Associations’ capacity to develop new homes

Joseph Rowntree Foundation – Smaller Housing Associations’ capacity to develop new homes JRF published   140514 JRF housing-associations-development-full     in May 2014

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Altair Development Capacity Study Launch 6 December 2013

PRESS RELEASE – Friday 6 December 2013 REPORT REVEALS UNTAPPED POTENTIAL FOR UP TO 5,500 NEW HOMES IN LONDON Called “Another 5,500 Homes and Counting – the Sum of Small Developments” Smaller housing associations call for small sites and grant, to launch much-needed development programmes in the capital. Smaller housing associations could have untapped capacity Read the full story »

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