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Kate Henderson announced as a judge for our social media competition

We are very pleased to announce Kate Henderson as a judge for our Communities that Work social media competition.

Kate is Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF), the voice of housing associations in England.

NHF members provide 2.7 million homes for nearly six million people and each year invest in a diverse range of neighbourhood projects that help create strong and vibrant communities.

Prior to joining the Federation in October 2018 Kate was Chief Executive of the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA).

During her decade at the TCPA Kate raised the Association’s profile through a range of campaigns and policy initiatives, most notably around garden cities, local authority innovation, affordable housing, health, poverty and climate change.

Kate has been involved in government panels and independent commissions, including the Lyons Housing Review.

She is a visiting professor at the Bartlett School of Planning at University College London and a Board member of the International Federation of Housing & Planning.

Kate has co-authored various books, including ‘The Art of Building a Garden City’, published by RIBA Publishing, and winner of the National Urban Design Book Award 2018.

She has also recently been appointed Deputy President of the International Federation for Housing & Planning (IFHP).

Industrial Dwelling Society Joins Give us a Chance

Give us a Chance (GUAC) are delighted to welcome the Industrial Dwelling Society (IDS) to our membership. IDS owns and manages around 1,500 homes across London and Essex. Since its initial establishment in 1885, it has helped London’s diverse communities with their housing needs as well as emp...

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A Ministerial Visit to One Housing’s Employment Scheme

We’re delighted to share some news from Give us a Chance (GUAC) member, One Housing. Last month, One Housing welcomed Will Quince MP (Con, Colchester) to their employment and training centre, One Academy. The Minister for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance at the Department of Work a...

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