Multimedia

  • Under Occupation



    Colchester Borough Homes film on what tenants need to know about changes to their benefits.

  • The Benefit Cap



    Colchester Borough Homes film on what tenants need to know about changes to their benefits.

  • Housing News and Views



    Podcast of Colchester Borough Homes newsletter April 2013.

  • Benefits changes – what you need to know



    This film by Barnet Homes explains how tenants could be affected by benefits changes starting in April 2013 and action they can take.

  • Wolverhampton Homes Annual Report 2011-12



    This video gives a breakdown of how Wolverhampton Homes performed last year and tells customers if they have met their targets, how they compare to other organisations and what they plan to do to improve.

  • Housing Benefit changes Q&A film



    East Kent Housing film produced in conjunction with members of the tenants communications group. .

  • Homes for Haringey Annual Report 2011/12



    What were Homes for Haringey's achievements in 2011/12? This annual report film gives an overview of their work. The film was produced by Homes for Haringey staff and resident film makers.

  • NFA Awards 2011



    Here you can see a video presented at the NFA Awards Ceremony 2011. The video is based on the material sent by ALMOs with their nominations and showcases achievements of finalists and winners of the NFA Awards 2011.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – ALMO Team Member of the Year



    Julie Chipperfield, Hostel Manager, South Essex Homes

    Julie Chipperfield began her role as Hostel Manager in 2009 and soon also began setting up a Women's Refuge. Julie overcame a number of obstacles to see the project through to completion creating a safe and welcoming place for those in need. Julie arranged a number of fundraising activities in order to renovate the hostel itself and create a creche and garden area.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Best Community Initiative



    Travellers' site Community Centre, Blackpool Coastal Housing

    After successfully bidding for a gypsy and traveller site grant, Blackpool Coastal Housing created the Travellers' Site Community Centre. The centre, built to eco-friendly standards, gives the travellers grounding and a presence in the community and supports training, education and health.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Best Community Initiative



    Armley Mosque Project, West North West Homes Leeds

    West North West Homes Leeds' (WNWHL) Armley Mosque Project was launched as a cohesion scheme to build links with the areas Muslim community through activities such as charity cricket matches and 'Friday Meals', where Muslims welcome non-Muslims to the centre to enjoy food together. The activity has led to greater interaction and a reduction in ASB in the area.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Best Use of Communication



    Southenders, South Essex Homes

    Southenders is a unique photographic and autobiographical exhibition which tells the story of the people that have made South Essex their home. The project encourages involvement from residents of all nationalities and backgrounds to take pride in their community - showcasing different people's stories of different people through the medium of art. The exhibition received over 200 visitors and substantial press coverage.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Board Member of the Year



    Alf Chandler, Hounslow Homes

    Alf Chandler, 'the people's champion', attending his first tenants' meeting in 1946, Alf went on to become the Chair of the Board at Hounslow Homes, standing down last year at the age of 88. Under Alf's leadership, Hounslow Homes gained an Audit Commission rating of 3 stars and achieved the Decent Homes standard three years ahead of schedule.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Most Effective Partnership Project



    Hot blocks, People 1st Slough

    'Hot Blocks' is a crime prevention and fire safety initiative created by People 1st Slough in partnership with Thames Valley Police and Berkshire Fire Service. This hugely successful initiative engages tenants and leaseholders face-to-face in Slough listening to their concerns, focussing on fire safety initiatives, implementing suggestions and providing advice.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Most Innovative Project



    Fast track assessment service, Solihull Community Housing

    Standard waiting times of two to six months for disability adaptations are being dramatically cut to just ten days with Solihull Community Housing's 'Fast Track Assessment Service'. Partnered with Solihull Care Trust, this common sense approach which according to judge Michael Gelling "gives tenants back their quality of life" bypasses the full occupational therapy assessments.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Most Outstanding Resident



    Maureen Norman: Gloucester City Homes

    Maureen 'Mo' Norman has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of her fellow residents. From setting up a mobility scooter pool for residents to hire, setting up a furniture recycling scheme to operating drop-ins where residents can get advice on any subject.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Most Outstanding Young Person



    Rui Jorge Octavio, Barnet Homes

    Following the fatal stabbing of a friend, Rui Jorge Octavio, 21 from Edgware, took it upon himself to make a positive difference in his community. Rui arranged an event to reach out to disengaged young people during September 2008's Peace Week under the banner Nutmeg (New Unique Talented Motivated Energetic Generation) which has continued to grow with 500 people attending the anniversary event.

  • NFA Awards 2010 winner – Most Outstanding Young Person



    Jessica Perry, Brent Housing Partnership

    Eighteen year old Jessica Perry began volunteering at a young age and works hard at building relationships with Brent's elderly residents, bridging the age gap by running gentle keep-fit classes and swimming lessons to improve their health and social lives. Jessica has also worked her way up to becoming Sports Editor on the local Youth Editorial Board.

  • NFA Awards 2009

    1 April 2009

    Description: Here you can see a video about outstanding achievements of nominees and winners of the NFA Awards 2009

  • NFA presentation to MPs

    7 November 2006

    Here you can see a video of the event held on 28 June 2006 where MPs met with council house tenants in ALMO managed stock from across England to recognise the successes and importance of affordable community housing programmes that put tenant empowerment at the heart of their operations.