Posts Categorised: Youth & Education


We’re supporting ventures Reimagining Rent and there’s ripe scope for many more to tackle challenges in the private rented sector.

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… → Read More


Reimagining Rent: Meet our first cohort

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.


Tackling social inequality

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.


Living in Fear – Experiences of Older Private Renters in London

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… → Read More


Innovating to create education’s missing piece

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.