Today, in partnership with the Nationwide Foundation, we launch the first cohort of Reimagining Rent, the accelerator supporting ventures focused on vulnerable people in the private housing rental sector. With housing taking centre stage in the Autumn Budget this year, there has been a lot of focus on the challenges of supply of affordable housing... Find out more
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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
Meet the first seven ventures on our Reimagining Rent programme which supports innovative initiatives tackling the many challenges in the PRS to strengthen their business models, demonstrate their impact and grow their potential to scale.Find out more
Our CEO Helen Goulden blogs on a Tale of Two Cities, our new research on the importance of communities being given ‘permission to act’ to tackle the sharp effects of a range of inequalities.Find out more
Researcher, Suzy Solley, highlights the potential parks have to improve the wellbeing, and support the integration of refugees and asylum seekers and draws attention to the existing barriers in accessing green space and what we may do to address them.Find out more
Our Director of Communities, Nat Defriend, writes for The Fabian Society on Michael Young's legacy and the enduring recognition of the role which housing and housing policy play in creating, embodying and perpetuating social inequalities.Find out more
With the recent launch of our latest social innovation support programme, Reimagining Rent, supporting innovations working to make the private rented sector work better for vulnerable people and those on low incomes, we invited Gordon Deuchars, Policy and Campaigns Manager at Age UK London, to outline some of the specific challenges facing older private renters... Find out more
Talking hands and 3D printed pasta - just a couple of the cutting edge technical innovations exhibited at the opening of this year's European Maker Week.Find out more
Tom Ravenscroft, CEO of Enabling Enterprise, award-winning social enterprise supported by The Young Foundation, introduces his new book, The Missing Piece. This is a culmination of all he has learnt in a decade of working with young people to equip them with the skills needed to succeed in life.Find out more
European Project Manager, Monica Nagore, reflects on the recent trip to Rotterdam to hear about the transformative power of social innovation.Find out more
Director of Places and Communities, Nat Defriend, shares three concrete ways Teresa May can deliver on her 2016 vision for an inclusive economy.Find out more