Categories are created to highlight the breadth of work across the sector. The awards are completely free to enter and you are able to enter as many categories as you feel are relevant.
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We are looking for entries from Landlords that own and manage stock, regardless of the size. Entries are welcomes from housing associations, councils and ALMOs.
We are looking for local authorities that have used their strategic role to provide leadership, facilitate housing development and meet local housing need. Entrants don’t have to deliver new homes directly, or to manage stock themselves. Judges are looking for evidence of councils working closely with partners and joining up their housing offer with other services for the benefit of residents.
We are looking for a direct labour organisation or in-house team that has delivered first class repairs, maintenance or construction. Judges will be looking for value for money, customer service and innovative approaches, as well as outstanding collaborative working.
We are looking to hear from contractors that have adapted and innovated to stay ahead, regardless of size. Judges will be looking for evidence of quality, value for money, excellent customer service and added value.
We are looking to recognise the outstanding work of professional services organisations working within the social housing sector. Entries are welcomed from but not limited to consultancies, legal services, financial services, recruitment and IT.
We are looking to hear about outstanding projects, whether you are completing the work yourself or partnering with other organisations (local authority, housing association or developers).
We are looking for a landlord that has used technology to improve the resident experience, promote digital inclusion and improve business outcomes.
Campaign of the year can include a variety of initiatives, for example, you may have run a successful campaign to tackle a specific issue, run sustained communications activity to become a thought leader in a particular area, transformed the culture of your organisation with powerful internal communications work or you may have demonstrated excellence in communications across the board.
We are looking for organisations that can show a truly innovative approach. This could relate to any part of your business or service. Technology may have been central to your innovation but this isn’t essential.
We are looking for an organisation that has played a vital role in supporting residents into training and work, whether you have used traditional means or shown innovation in your approach.
This award will recognise an approach to regeneration that has been successful in transforming an area and the lives of the people living in it. Your project must have at least one phase that is complete.
This award celebrates projects, initiatives and organisations working to prevent or relieve homelessness in their communities. Judges will be looking for innovation, collaboration and evidence of success.
We are looking for a landlord who has played a vital part in providing housing and support to the elderly population.
We are looking for a landlord who has played a vital part in providing housing and support to residents needing additional support in areas such as mental health, substance misuse and learning disabilities.
We are looking for an organisation that has gone the extra mile to promote inclusivity and diversity. Your scheme could have dealt with gender inequality in your workforce or supported LGBT people in your communities. You may have launched your own initiative or partnered with other organisations to great effect.
"It's a great networking opportunity for everyone, and a great way to share ideas and find out what everyone else is doing"
Richard Petty, Residential Advisory, JLL
"It gives us recognition that what we're actually doing makes a difference"
Manifest Software Solutions