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    UK Housing Awards

    Welcome to the UK Housing Awards, established in 1997 to recognise excellence across the housing sector.

    The awards ceremony for the UK Housing Awards 2016 took place on 26 April 2016, and saw thirteen organisations winning awards, with an additional ten finalists recognised as highly commended. Organised by CIH and Inside Housing magazine, the awards recognise the ingenuity, creativity, passion and achievements of housing organisations across the UK.

    The winners and finalists recognised at the awards are (winners in bold):

    • Outstanding landlord of the year

    Horton Housing Association


    Housing and Care 21

    Nottingham City Homes

    Places for People

    RHP Group

    • Outstanding local authority of the year

    Manchester City Council

    West Lothian Council (highly commended)

    Dacorum Borough Council

    Mansfield District Council

    North Lanarkshire Council

    Winchester City Council

    • Outstanding development programme of the year

    emh group - Development in the East Midlands

    Newydd Housing Association (highly commended) - Development programme

    Adactus Housing Group - Group development programme

    Trafford Housing Trust - Development programme

    West Lothian Council - Delivering 1000 new homes for affordable rent

    Wheatley Group - Group housebuilding programme

    • Outstanding new developer of the year

    Eastbourne Borough Council - Housing and economic development partnership

    Cartrefi Conwy - Local development programme

    Dacorum Borough Council - New build strategy

    Thurrock Council - Multi-faceted approach to delivering new homes

    Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing - New build development programme

    Winchester City Council - Delivering new homes

    • Outstanding campaign of the year

    Viridian Housing - No home for domestic abuse

    London Gypsy and Traveller Unit (highly commended) - We STILL count

    Swindon Borough Council (highly commended) - Warm home discount events

    Asra Housing Group - Get moneywise

    Equity Housing Group - Universal credit ready

    Family Mosaic - Be heard

    North Lanarkshire Council - The big switch

    WM Housing Group - Do the Ds

    • An outstanding approach to repairs and maintenance

    Golding Homes - Golding services

    Belle Isle Tenant Management Organisation - Repairs service led by in-house working

    Cobalt Housing - Cobalt plus

    Gateway Housing Association - Homeworks

    Kirona & North Lanarkshire Council - Dynamic resource scheduler

    Osborne Property Services & London Borough of Waltham Forest - Transforming services in partnershp from day 1

    • An outstanding approach to income management

    Futures Homescape - Income and money advice teams

    A2Dominion (highly commended) - Supporting leaseholders in financial hardship

    Community Trust Housing - Dream team

    Connect Housing - Economic inclusion strategy

    Cross Keys Homes - Welfare reform group

    Lambeth Council - Welfare solutions team

    Nottingham City Homes - Tenancy sustainment strategy

    • An outstanding approach to tenant involvement

    Pickering and Ferens Homes - PFH budget roadshow

    Phoenix Community Housing (highly commended) - Community chest

    Boston Mayflower - Your voice

    Manningham Housing Association - Beginning, middle, and future

    The Hyde Group - The OAK

    • An outstanding approach to tackling anti-social behaviour

    Peabody - Community safety team

    Nottingham City Homes (highly commended) - ASB social impact evaluation

    Adactus Housing Group - Tenancy enforcement service

    AmicusHorizon - Annual dog show

    Fortis Living - Rethinking enforcement

    Viridian Housing - No home for domestic abuse

    • An outstanding approach to leadership and diversity

    Nottingham City Homes - Women in construction academy

    Jobs, Friends and Houses (highly commended) - An inclusive and diverse employer

    Incommunities - University of work

    Newydd Housing Association - Progressive approach to equality

    Wheatley Group - W.E. are Wheatley

    • An outstanding approach to meeting specialist housing needs

    East Thames Group - Beverley Lewis House

    Ashley Community Housing (highly commended) - Supporting the resettlement needs of refugees

    Calderdale Council & Connect Housing Association - Heatherstones Court

    Golden Lane Housing - GLH bond issue

    Irwell Valley Housing Association - Shore Green

    Jobs, Friends and Houses - JFH Lettings

    • An outstanding contribution to promoting home ownership

    Newlon Housing Trust - Delivering affordable new homes across London

    Orbit Group (highly commended) - Help to buy Midlands

    Bield Housing & Care - St Andrews View

    Southern Housing Group - Building our future

    Equity Housing Group - Equity living

    • An outstanding approach to innovation

    The ExtraCare Charitabe Trust - ExtraCare innovations

    Inclusion Housing - Inclusion independent living model

    Jobs, Friends and Houses - JFH lettings

    Manningham Housing Association - MHA's approach to innovation

    Poplar HARCA - ACCENTS programme

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    Inside Housing

    Together CIH and Inside Housing are committed to developing new and relevant products and services for the housing sector.