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#HomesAtTheHeart of social and economic recovery

#HomesAtTheHeart of social and economic recovery

COVID-19 and the social and economic impact of the pandemic further highlights the need for quality affordable homes and, for many people, support to live in them.

Bolton at Home, Arcon Housing Association (www.arcon.org.uk) and other members of the Greater Manchester Housing Providers partnership ((https://gmhousing.co.uk) continue to support the #HomesAtTheHeart campaign.

The campaign is led by the National Housing Federation (www.housing.org.uk) and is asking Government to put quality affordable housing at the heart of plans for social and economic recovery from the pandemic, highlighting that:

  • public investment in housing gives back to the economy;
  • building and improving homes creates jobs and brings huge environmental benefit;
  • supporting people to live well in their homes improves health and wellbeing, and saves the NHS;
  • social housing is at the centre of thriving communities.

Ahead of the Chancellor’s one-year Spending Review announcement on 25 November, the social housing sector continues to promote the importance of national investment in new and existing social housing and services to boost the economy, create jobs and improve people’s lives when our nation needs it the most.

The Homes at the Heart campaign launched four months ago and ran six themed weeks of action.

You can read about what we do for each theme by tapping the following links to our website pages.

#HomesAtTheHeart 

Bolton at Home on air!

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We've partnered with Bolton FM to bring exclusive interviews from our staff live on-air!

You can learn more, and listen to previous broadcasts by clicking here.

Media enquiries

We’re happy to comment on current housing and related issues.

For more information contact Andrew Pilkington, Marketing and Communications Manager, on 01204 329714 or email andrew.pilkington@boltonathome.org.uk

Tap4 issues

Tap4 Latest Issue - released 14 September 2020

Click here to read the latest issue of Tap4 (links to www.readtap4.online/tap4-issue-5/cover/)

Tap4 is our digital publication for tenants and is released every quarter. It keeps you clued-up on the things we do to build and support our communities, puts a spotlight on the people and organisations that make Bolton brilliant, and is inspired by you.

Past Issues:

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 4 (released 4 June 2020)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 3 (released 26 February 2020)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 2 (released 18 July 2019)

Click here to read Tap4 Issue 1 (released 10 April 2019)

Quarter Turn issues

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Quarter Turn Latest Issue - 13 July 2020:

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Quarter Turn is dedicated to raising awareness of interesting activities, relevant services and inspiring stories from in and around our communities, celebrating those involved in community activities. A new issue is printed and posted every quarter. From April 2020, we've increased the distribution so it now goes to Bolton at Home tenants aged over 70 who live in general let without Careline, as well as to those living in extra care schemes, sheltered housing and in general let with Careline. 

Past Issues:

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