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Anti-poverty pledges 2017

In May 2014 we first set out our commitment to alleviate and reduce poverty amongst our customers and in our communities. Our pledges responded to and built upon the recommendations made by the Greater Manchester Poverty Commission and covered five priority themes; financial inclusion, fuel poverty, food poverty, digital inclusion and employment & skills. In January 2017 we refreshed our pledges, building on the five existing themes and making a commitment on two additional themes; social value and housing supply. We collectively pledge to support, promote, continue and implement a range of activities that help us address these priorities. We are making a commitment to act both individually and collectively, both within the housing sector and in partnership with others. (more…)

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Making housing a top priority

GMHP and the National Housing Federation are campaigning to solve the housing crisis and you can get involved too. Our members have joined forces with local authorities across Greater Manchester to call on the new Manchester Mayor to make housing a top priority when they come into power. (more…)

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Metro Mayor is the missing piece of housing puzzle

Metro Mayor is the missing piece of Greater Manchester’s housing puzzle, say providers Eight out of 10 Mancunians now agree there is a shortage of affordable homes in Greater Manchester, new research reveals today as key local figures come together to push housing up the political agenda ahead of next month’s mayoral election. (more…)

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Mancunians want more homes

Mancunians want more homes so let’s get Metro Mayor building, say housing providers Housing providers in Greater Manchester have come together to campaign for the region’s first ever Metro Mayor to deliver the affordable homes local people have said their area desperately needs. (more…)

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