Housing associations work with tenants and residents to help improve their quality of life. Housing associations involve residents in decision-making processes in order to provide them with a safe, peaceful place to live, and services that meet their needs. Tenants are consulted on changes and developments taking place in their area and many of our members also empower residents to be actively involved in the running of the housing association through volunteering opportunities, and participation in forums and board meetings.
The benefits of effective community engagement include:
To view examples of community engagement initiatives between housing associations and social enterprises visit the Good Practice section.