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White Paper Event 9 November 2021

This virtual event was chaired by Sharon Williams and questions were facilitated by Brian Horton. The event was attended by 57 participants. Fiona MacGregor, Chief Executive of the Regulator of Social Housing covered: Progress and timelines Consumer Standards and assurance against them Tenant Satisfaction Measures Operating environment key messages: Core purpose and trade offs What […]

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Kent Housing Group and Jobcentre Plus presentation on Kickstart

On 2nd November Eileen Bishop of JobCentrePlus will give an overview of their KickStart programme followed by Q&A will be facilitated by Brian Horton. The scheme is focussed on creating fully funded six-month work placements for young people who are currently unemployed and on Universal Credit. Funding covers: 25 hours of work a week at […]

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Successful virtual extra care housing event 22 September 2021

Kent County Council were invited to the Kent Housing Group meeting to deliver a workshop regarding Extra Care Housing in Kent. Commissioners gave an overview of the current supply in Kent, and how the schemes are fulfilling the requirement to support older people to live in their own homes. An overview on the analysis that […]

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Strategic Partnership virtual event 13 October 2021

This virtual event was facilitated by Brian Horton and attended by 39 participants. John Kearney and Carol Cairns of Homes England covered; An overview of strategic partnerships How strategic partnerships have evolved since the previous programme Strategic priorities of strategic partnerships An overview of the new strategic partnerships for AHP 21-26 Accessing grant through 21-26 […]

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Strategic Partnership Event 13th October

Kent Housing Group are running a virtual event with Homes England and Strategic Partners on Strategic Partnerships on Wednesday 13th October from 2.00-3.45pm.   Homes England will cover; An overview of strategic partnerships How strategic partnerships have evolved since the previous programme Strategic priorities of strategic partnerships An overview of the new strategic partnerships for […]

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Housing Forum’s Development Partnership Forum 16th Sept

The Housing Forum, in partnership with BPTW, Kent Housing Group and Countryside are offering a Development Partnership Forum on 16th September. This in person event focuses on housing regeneration and development in the South East and South West. Venue; The Corn Exchange, Northgate, The Precinct, Rochester ME1 1LS (a 5 minute walk from the train […]

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Extra Care Housing Event 22nd September

Kent County Council and Kent Housing Group are hosting an exciting workshop to explore Extra Care Housing in Kent. It will run virtually, on Teams, from 10-12.30 on Wednesday 22nd September. The workshop will give participants the opportunity to discuss KCC’s analysis of extra care in Kent. Participants are encouraged to select a themed breakout […]

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Successful bid to the Contain Outbreak Management Fund

Kent Housing Group are happy to announce our bid to the Contain Outbreak Management Fund, for funds to support the prevention of homelessness, particularly in those who have been adversely financially affected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,  was successful.  This will enable us to create a video and resources to support and advise […]

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New Kent Housing Group Partnership Manager

Kent Housing Group has a new Partnership Manager, Helen Miller, who is in post from Monday 12th July.  For any queries regarding KHG please initially contact Helen by email, additional contact details will be shared in due course.  helen.miller@ashford.gov.uk

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Kent and Medway’s Mental Health Booklet

Taking care of your and your family’s minds, as well as your bodies, and feeling better on the inside, really is important at this time. Across Kent there are a range of services to help you look after the mental health and wellbeing of children, young people and adults, all details available in this LEAFLET

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