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Why your voice matters

We spoke to residents and separately, to housing providers to find out what communication between them was like at the moment and ways in which they wanted to see engagement improved. Now we're launching The Resident Voice campaign.

What is an ombudsman?

Sometimes organisations don’t behave as they should. In the worst cases, there are impartial bodies that can help deal with this.

What is community-led housing?

Here we’re giving you a breakdown of the different types of Community Led Housing schemes and how you can get involved within your own community. 

Consolidating your pension

The idea of a job for life and a pension to come along after is a thing of the past. Read our blog post about consolidating all your pensions.

Wintry days: Preparing for the colder weather

The colder months are drawing in, the days are getting shorter and most of us are spending more time at home than we bargained for. Making sure that your home is ready for this cold spell can help you stay warm […]

What benefits are available at pension age?

Getting older often means accepting more support than we needed before. Retirement has an effect on the spare money we have to spend on the more exciting things in life. For those nearing that time we’ve put together a list of the help that’s out there to support us:

NHS Healthy New Towns

NHS Healthy Towns proposes that homebuilding and town planners think of health, economic growth, infrastructure, housing and environment as factors that are interconnected.

Why swappers are moving house

It’s very rare that the majority of people living across the world have the same experience as one another. Here at HomeSwapper we have been noticing some changes in the reasons you want to move…

Moving? Putting your unwanted stuff to good use

Congratulations! You’ve found a swap, your application has been approved and now all that’s left to think about is the move itself. Moving home is a chance to shed some of the possessions that over time, have turned into clutter. Instead […]

What does a Member of Parliament do?

With all the current goings on, the news has been filled with our Members of Parliament (or MPs). Especially at this time, it can feel as though a lot of decisions about our day-to-day lives are being made for us. But […]

Building Better, Making Our Streets Safer

Over the last 5 months you may have noticed new pop-up barriers for wider pavements and cycle lanes that have been put in place to take the strain off public transport and help people safely social distance while getting around. According […]

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