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Why do Smaller Landlords Matter to Local Communities? Representing Imani Housing Cooperative Ltd as Chair, a small registered social landlord for over 30 years based in Wandsworth, London, I was invited to the Housing Plus Academy think tank event in partnership with Trafford Hall (National Community Resource Centre, Chester), and London School of Economics which I saw as an interesting proposition.  At this participation event, the business model of smaller housing associations and its relationship to…

Reflections on 30+ yrs of BME Social Housing The BME Housing Sector started out as a campaigning movement of community leaders seeking to address the abject poverty and social exclusion suffered by the people they represented. It’s a story of how a collective conscience, sought to organise and transition groups of people from BME backgrounds into civic service to build the foundations of organisations that are still flourishing today. Against all the odds these groups…