The Housing Associations' Charitable Trust, or HACT for short, work with the housing sector, government, civil society and communities to develop and share innovative approaches to meeting changing needs in the housing sector.
HACT have recently published 'Do the Smart Thing', a report examining the Internet of Things (IoT), and some of the pilots which have been carried out in the Housing sector so far. The report also addresses some of the barriers to its wider implementation, especially in social housing as well as the potential benefits from this technology for residents and communities in Social smart homes.
See the latest updates from Dr @AlastairMarsh's @ConstructorsW International Research Award project in his new vlog here, covering his reflections on a year that has required significantly flexibility and adaptation of his research in Uganda https://www.bretrust.org.uk/knowledgehub/sustainability/dr-alastair-marshs-blog/
Homelessness is one of the most immediate and wide-reaching impacts of warfare. Here, the link between a permanent home and long-term peace is explored, with reference to @QSANDcalling in Myanmar and more. https://balkandiskurs.com/en/2021/02/04/building-homes/