Latest media coverage
How to get ahead as a housing professional with a disability
(Guardian October 2012)
Three year review
We recently carried out a three year review of our successful professional traineeships programme for disabled people. Read more
about what we’ve achieved, what our clients and trainees think about us, and how we intend to shape our future services.
Nicky Chapman Award
Baroness Nicky Chapman was a formidable disability campaigner. She was the first openly disabled peer to enter the House of Lords. As Chair of Habinteg Housing Association’s Board of Management from September 2006 until her death in September 2009, she was also an inspirational leader.
Since 2010, Habinteg have sponsored an annual prize to commemorate Nicky Chapman’s contribution to the disability rights movement and to the housing sector. Each year to the best performing disabled trainee from the PAfD programme are recognised and awarded £200 and a medal at our annual presidential dinner.
Debbie Smith from New Charter Housing group was the first award winner
. She has since gone on to win a Housing Hero award for Most Inspirational Colleague.