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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...

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New social media competition judges announced

We are very happy to announce that Rachael Orr and Jenny Osbourne have been confirmed as judges for our nationwide Communities that Work social media competition. The competition looks for stories of how social housing tenants have been helped into work, or progressed in work, with support from t...

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Stockport Homes joins GUAC

We are very pleased to announce Stockport Homes as one of our newest members. Robin Burman, Chair of the Board, Stockport Homes said: “We are really pleased to be joining Give us a Chance at the start of a new year.  Whilst Stockport is a relatively affluent borough, we manage properties with hi...

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Introducing the first judges for our social media competition

We are pleased to confirm Mark Lawrence and Chloe Fletcher as the first two judges for our Communities that Work social media competition. Chloe is policy director of the National Federation of ALMOs (NFA). She has worked in the social housing sector for over 20 years, starting in housing managem...

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Member Day, Friday 1st February

We are delighted to welcome all GUAC Members to our next member day.  The Member Day takes place on Friday 1st February, 10am - 3pm and is kindly hosted by GUAC Member, Plus Dane, at their Rodney Street offices, Liverpool, L1 9EF.  Full Joining Information and a final Agenda will be shared with...

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NFA Pledges Support to GUAC’s Communities that Work Campaign

Efforts to win recognition for housing management teams that help tenants into work are boosted today [Tues 8 January] by fresh support from the NFA, the body that represents 31 council house companies across England. The Communities that Work campaign, which is being led by Give us a Chance (GUA...

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EOIs open – last call – for employment services, 5 day ‘Healthcheck’

LWI are designing a pilot programme called Building Communities Healthcheck to assess the effectiveness and impact of employment services for tenants and to identify potential improvements. The five-day assessment will address various employment-related tenant services. GUAC and L&W are see...

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GUAC welcomes new member, Acis Group

Give us a Chance is delighted to welcome our next new member. Acis is the latest social housing provider to join GUAC. Based in Lincolnshire, they provide much-needed affordable homes across Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Acis provides almost 7,000 quali...

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