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For housing associations

We know that as a housing association, you are facing considerable pressures to be able to continue housing those in most need. Cuts in grand funding, uncertainties caused by welfare reform and forced reductions in rent levels all create challenges. We can support you to respond positively to these challenges rather than trying to mitigate risk by tightening allocations criteria and shifting your focus away from ending homelessness. 

We fund and deliver innovative projects with housing associations. These include developing and managing shared social housing, using the private rented sector as a successful route out of homelessness, pre-tenancy training and delivering Housing First. We want to share this learning and expertise to help you deliver your own successful projects.

Please have a look at the information below and do get in contact with us to find out how we can help. Email us at bestpractice@crisis.org.uk

How to set up a sharing project

Help and guidance if you are planning to set up a shared housing project

Troubleshoot your sharing project

Tips and information to help overcome common sharing questions

Learn from other sharing projects

Sharing programmes share their successes and challenges to help others

Working in the PRS as a housing association

Tips and toolkits to help you use the PRS to help people move on from homelessness

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