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  1. What’s housing got to do with ASC? Sarah DavisChartered Institute of Housing, Apr 2014

  2. Support services Aids & adaptations Strategic Housing Advice & assistance Housing Options Housing Affordable warmth Tenancy Mgt Housing Growth/ Planning Private Sector Housing Introducing housing

  3. Practical housing examples • Housing conditions – decency, energy efficient, accessible/ adaptable • Range, quality, choice, affordability • Decent and accessible neighbourhoods • Connected neighbourhoods – facilities, transport, opportunities • Individual and community support • Thriving, connected communities • Mental and physical wellbeing • Inclusion, involvement, safety • Health inequalities/ Healthy lifestyles • Quality of life

  4. Identifying partners Locally: • Local housing authority district = strategic planning/ regulation; engagement with partners (incl private sector) • May own homes – directly manage or through Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) • Local housing associations - housing and support, neighbourhoods, connections with residents, plus… • Making these partners easy to know/ navigate!

  5. National picture • Tenure: O/Occ 64%; PRS 18.5%; Social 17% (UK housing review) O/Occ 76% 65-74yrs, cp 40% 24-34yrs (ONS) • Non decency: O/Occ 20%; PRS 33%; Social 15% • Homelessness: Stat homelessness growth London and South 32% family no longer willing to accommodate (steady slight reduction) 27% loss of private accom (increased) Crisis English Housing Monitor 2013

  6. The local picture • Knowing your local area • Housing stock: numbers, range, accessibility, affordability, decency • Providers: housing and services • Why? • Levers and opportunities for intervention; limitations; legislation • Better partnerships • Maximising benefits, prevention • Future needs

  7. Social/ affordable homes • LA landlord/ ALMO • Housing associations: mapping partners; LSVT/ other key local partners/ specialist providers/ significant care and support expertise/ community • Knowledge of communities • Networks and links with residents and tenants

  8. Mapping services Individual and community support • Welfare/ financial inclusion • Tenancy sustainment • Tackling worklessness • Social inclusion • Safeguarding • ASB and community safety • Healthy living support

  9. Housing offer across life cycle Getting it right from childhood Safe warm homes, new homes, safe places to play, advice and support…. Shifting to prevention/ early intervention Supported housing, homeless prevention, timely hospt discharge… Supporting the ageing population Safe, warm homes, HIA/Handyperson, adapts/ assistive tech, hospt discharge, housing options and advice…

  10. Housing offer across life cycle Improving mental health and wellbeing Supported housing, floating support, mental health awareness skills, dementia friendly homes and communities… Reducing inequalities Affordable warmth, advice and assistance, housing options…

  11. Private sector LA role in regulation: • Environmental health; health and housing safety rating system (HHSRS) • Limited investment opportunities • Adaptations service • Energy efficiency • Home Improvement Agencies and handyperson services (Foundations)

  12. Private rented sector Second largest sector nationally • Diversity – single home landlords to multiple • HAs in market; social lettings and delivery • Affordability and access to sector • Standards (33% failed DHS 2012 UK Housing Review) • Security • Accreditation • Landlord fora

  13. Engaging and connecting

  14. Making it real Chartered Institute of Housing: http://www.cih.org/housinghealthandsupport source of information, support and professional membership Housing LIN http://www.housinglin.org.uk/ Hospital 2 Home resource pack www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/10/hospital-2-home/ NHF health partnership pilots www.housing.org.uk/policy/health-care-and-housing/health-hub/ Foundations http://www.foundations.uk.com/practical-info/toolkits/integration-toolkit/

  15. Thank you for listening. Happy to take questions. sarah.davis@cih.org www.cih.org Thank You