News

From The CEO – Collaboration

Friday, 18 January 2019

Everyone tells you it is lonely at the top. And that is true. Throughout my career I have been passionate about partnership, collaboration and adding value. To my mind, better outcomes are achieved when people and organisations work together and the sector pulls in the same direction. I recently completed my first year as Reside’s…

From The CEO – Top Down Levers

Friday, 11 January 2019

In this second post about my first year as Reside’s CEO, I want to talk about what drives change and improvement in our sector.  I spent an interesting few years of my life working at the National Audit Office leading their performance measurement practice. At one point I was involved in publishing a study on…

From The CEO

Friday, 4 January 2019

My first year at Reside Housing is now over and what a year it’s been with a fantastic team who are passionate about making a difference to the people we support. This is the first in a series of blogs I will be writing as I reflect on the learning, challenges and joys my first…

Happy New Year

Monday, 31 December 2018

Look back to learn how to look forward One of our team members shared a story recently about Joe Girard, a famous American salesman. He sold 13,001 cars at a Chevrolet dealership between 1963 and 1978, and was recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the seller of the most cars in a…

Design a Christmas Card Competition

Monday, 12 November 2018

Your design can be a drawing, painting, photograph or digital image. Designs can be black & white, or colour. All designs should be festive. Competition is open to all Reside tenants. Please scan or photograph your design and email it to [email protected] Entries can also be posted, unfolded, to: Sophie Hayward, Mason House, 18 Lower…

Regulatory Judgement

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Here at Reside we are delighted to have been given the seal of approval by the national social housing regulator. We achieved a fully compliant rating for our governance and viability from the Regulator of Social Housing, following our first In Depth Assessment by the sector’s regulatory body. As a small Registered Provider undergoing the…

Staff day October 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

This is the Reside team! Fantastic staff who are passionate about making a difference to the people we support. Last week we had a rare opportunity to spend a whole day together; talking, working and generating ideas to find more ways to help people to live with independence in the community. As an organisation, our…

How supported housing transforms lives

Friday, 31 August 2018

As housing and support providers join together to celebrate ‘Starts at Home’ Day, Reside Housing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Diane French, gives her personal take on the importance of supported housing. During my career in health and social care I have witnessed many, many people benefit from living in safe and supported environments. Now I…

Accountability in supported housing – one size does not fit all

Friday, 17 August 2018

Following the much-anticipated publication of the Social Housing Green Paper, Reside Housing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Diane French, argues the need for a tailored approach to accountability. It has been a big week for housing news. At Reside, we welcome the news that supported housing funding will remain in the benefits system. We were also…

A call for your art….

Thursday, 17 May 2018

At Reside we want to provide homes not just houses. We would love you to send us your thoughts on what home means to you. You can send us a photo, magazine cutting, your original art work or a story about what home means to you, and we will use them to decorate the office,…