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The rising plight of working homelessness in England
In recent years, England has witnessed a distressing trend: an alarming increase in the number of working individuals and families facing homelessness. The struggle for
NHG has been selected as a finalist for two prestigious industry awards
We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected as a finalist in not one, but two categories at the prestigious Property Week RESI
“I have everything I need here” – a fresh start for Seb
Starting over isn’t easy. Living with mental health issues, addiction or at risk of homelessness can have a huge toll on a person’s wellbeing. But
How to make your home run more efficiently with smart technology
Smart technology has revolutionised the way we live in our homes. From controlling the temperature to monitoring energy usage, there are countless ways to make
Decent Homes Standard – what is it and why is it important?
The Decent Homes Standard is a UK government policy which sets out the minimum standards for the condition and appearance of social housing. The standard
What is ESG and how does it fit in with National Housing Group?
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) is a collective set of standards that businesses use to measure their impact on society and the environment, and also
What is fuel poverty and what can be done about it?
What is fuel poverty? Fuel poverty refers to households who have to spend a high proportion of their household income in order to keep their
An interview with Stephen Wasserman, Founder and CEO
Stephen Wasserman, founder and chief executive officer at the National Housing Group, shares insights into his journey to National Housing Group, his overall and day-to-day
An interview with Nicholas Arthur
Nicholas Arthur, director of partnerships at the National Housing Group (NHG), shares insights into his journey to NHG, his overall and day-to-day responsibilities, and what
Simon Roderick ‘Interviews with Industry Leaders: Stephen Wasserman’ – November 22
Stephen Wasserman of National Housing Group sat with Simon Roderick, managing director of Fram Professionals to record the next episode of Simon’s “Interviews with Industry
A beginner’s guide to the Housing First model at National Housing Group
What is Housing First? Housing First is an approach which has shown to be highly effective at ending homelessness for people with multiple and complex
An interview with Jonathan Alexander
Jonathan Alexander, director at National Housing Group, shares insights into what a typical day in the office looks like, what his responsibilities are as an
Three new appointments at national property and housing firm
Press release: A national property and housing firm that tackles the housing crisis and homelessness has further strengthened its team with the appointment of three
7 ways to be more environmentally sustainable in your home
We all bear a responsibility toward the environment, and it is important to acknowledge ways in which we can all act to improve our sustainable
Press release: National Housing Group to bring new lease of life to closed Buckinghamshire care home site
Works have started at Coombe Lodge on Nash Lee End after the old care home has been derelict for more than five years. National Housing
Social housing and property partners across London encourage open communication for Co Production Week 2022
The voice of social housing tenants is being championed by National Housing Group and its partners this Co-Production Week. National Co-Production Week is run by
“I’ll do anything to keep this tenancy”: The difference that quality social housing really makes to adults in need
‘Housing and mental health are directly linked.’ Old news. ‘Poor standards of housing can cause stress, anxiety and sleepless nights.’ Heard it before. ‘Housing association
The importance of social housing in the face of the cost of living crisis
In 2018 the UK’s national charity for people experiencing homelessness, Crisis, published a long term strategy for UK Governments to aid in ending homelessness. An
What is social housing?
In February 2022, The Guardian announced that private rent has risen at the fastest rate for the past five years throughout England. With the cost
Press release: Derelict house undergoes transformation to provide a home for vulnerable adults
A national property and housing firm that tackles the housing shortage and homelessness crisis have recently begun renovations on a new social housing property in
Six myths around social housing
What is social housing? Social housing is defined as accommodation that is provided by a housing association or local council at lower, more affordable rent
Brand-new supported living facility opens to support vulnerable adults in Romford
Brand-new supported living facility opens to support vulnerable adults in Romford
In the press: Inside Housing
National Housing Group, Stephen Wasserman, Gill Arupke, chief executive of housing provider Social Interest Group, and two tenants from NHG’s project Alperton, London spoke to Inside Housing on “What changes does the sector need to make to offer high-quality housing to homeless people?”.
Kinetic energy – The Green Initiative podcast – Pavegen
In this episode, they discuss the topic of kinetic energy and Pavegen: what it is, the benefits and challenges of kinetic energy, how you can capture this energy and the uses and how it can be used for environmental, social and corporate governance.
Laurence tells The Green Initiative about kinetic energy and how the Pavegen floor tiles create a unique connection to people through the power of a footstep; each step over the tiles can be converted into 2-5 joules of off-grid energy.
Solar panels – The Green Initiative podcast – Eco2Solar
Welcome to the Green Initiative, a podcast. In the first-ever episode of The Green Initiative podcast, Daniella Jervis talks to Paul Hutchens, a renewable energy expert and CEO of Eco2Solar about solar panels.
Press release: National Housing Group hires Director of Partnerships, Nicholas Arthur
Nicholas Arthur has joined National Housing Group (NHG) as its new director of partnerships. He has over 20 years experience in the housing sector from managing and leading housing regeneration to community investment, safety and anti-social behaviour. As well having extensive knowledge of housing policy and law, management and asset strategy he also understands and seeks solutions to homelessness. He has successfully managed and led various projects, delivering strategies and operational processes for housing associations, homeless organisations and local authorities.
National Housing Group acquires Faringdon Lodge care home in Essex through Christie & Co
Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of Faringdon Lodge in Romford, Essex, to National Housing Group. Faringdon Lodge is a closed
NHG launches Green Homes Initiative
At NHG we actively work with architects and suppliers to provide high-quality sustainable housing to help tackle the homelessness crisis in the UK. We are
Wealth Creation – Unlocking revenue streams with an HMO (House of multiple occupancy)
Watch as NHG Stephen Wasserman and James Stanton of Hoxton Capital Management host a webinar of unlocking revenue streams with an HMO. Watch now
Stephen Wasserman launches National Housing Group to provide affordable accommodation
Stephen Wasserman (pictured above), founder and former managing director of West One Loans, has launched National Housing Group (NHG) to provide modern and affordable living
Tunley Road, Willesden
Property description Tunley Road is a six self contained unit property that National Housing Group has acquired in Willesden. The property is split over two
Ilex Road B, Willesden
Project description Ilex Road B is the second social housing property National Housing Group has acquired on Ilex Road. It is a five self contained
Brighouse is a three bedsit, mid terraced freehold property based in Halifax. The property is conveniently located on a residential road close to local amenities
Mawney Road, Romford
Property description Mawney Road is a residential complex in London’s Havering Borough comprising 12 self-contained units. The units are divided among three properties: two spacious
Bruce Road, London
Property description This ground floor flat has been converted into a two-unit family property situated within a mid terrace building. The property is located in
St Julian’s Road, London
Property description The property comprises the third floor two unit property with individual bathrooms situated within a mid-terrace Victorian building arranged over lower ground and