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25 May 20 |

The new norm!

In the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, what will that really mean, in personal, business and societal terms?

The new norm!

Since forming Wheatley Group seven years ago, we’ve worked hard to instil change into every aspect of our thinking and planning. To anticipate the curve and be flexible, agile and ready to adapt, to keep pace with where our markets and government policy are heading, to anticipate what customers expect and need.

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19 May 20 |

The value of social housing providers in Wales

What do we mean when we talk about affordability?

The value of social housing providers in Wales

This is the third blog post in a series being brought to you by Housing Europe in partnership with some of our member organisations. As announced in the first blog in this series, Housing Europe is partnering with the UNECE to assess housing affordability and highlight best practice as part of a project we are calling #Housing2030. This blog will look at how our Welsh member, Community Housing Cymru (CHC), demonstrates its value as a provider of more than just housing.

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8 May 20 |

Housing the youth | The cost of making a home for today’s youth

The challenge at hand and how social, public and affordable housing providers respond

Housing the youth | The cost of making a home for today’s youth

The youth encounter uncertainty not only in their transition into adulthood but also in finding and making a place a home. As their lives are often defined by frequent migration to secure jobs and education, young people face grave obstacles in finding adequate housing, it being temporary or more permanent. A growing number of young adults are consequently either exposed to precarious living arrangements or have to postpone leaving or return to their parents’ home. The current pandemic crisis situation sheds ever more light on the growing challenge of housing the youth and its debilitating effects. Being both more prone to live in overcrowded homes and priced out of the urban housing market, makes a plea for directed action a pressing matter now more than ever. In times when home becomes the entirety of each person’s world, we need to acknowledge it as a prime factor for socialization and autonomy – it shouldn't only be the luckiest of this generation who have the chance to create theirs.

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