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Communities that Work is a solution-driven organisation, conducting research that explores issues at the intersection of housing and employment. Our evidence-led insights influence policy and decision makers, and provide value to our members and the communities we support.


  • January 2021 - Our report into housing and employment services, one year into Covid. The first annual membership insight report from Communities that Work explores the economic impact that Covid-19 has had on social housing providers’ ability to maintain delivery of employment support services, and the challenges faced by their residents. Report highlights include 94% of Housing Associations reported an increase in residents facing economic hardship due to Covid-19, and Housing Associations provided an estimated £76 million to
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