BME National Annual Conference – 22 October 2015


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BME National – Annual Conference

BME National Annual Conference 2015

SAVE THE DATE – 22 October 2015

Human City Institute
David Orr, CEO – National Housing Federation
Terrie Alafat, CEO – Chartered Institute of Housing
Steve Douglas, Partner – Altair
Sharron Webster, Partner – Trowers & Hamlins LLP
Also included will be a BME case study of a research joint procurement experience.
If you are a member of BMENational
You can attend the conference free of charge with 1 staff and 1 Board member.
Once booked, payment will be invoiced upon failure to attend.
If you are not a member of BMENational
You can still attend by purchasing an early bird / first come first served ticket for £65
before 30 September 2015.

Click here for more details – BME Annual

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BME National & Human City Institute Project – August 2015

BME National & HCI Project – August 2015

Read a summary of the key findings of a major research project between BME National and the Human City Institute. The study describes the legacy of BME housing organisations stretching back to the 1980s. It records the achievements and value of the BME housing sector. And it seeks to explore the potential futures for this diverse sub-set of the social  housing sector in England.

BME National Summary

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Nehamiah UCHA wins competitive bid!

Nehemiah UCHA wins competitive bid process to take over Central & Cecil Housing Association properties in West Midlands

The properties are located across Birmingham and Coventry and C&C, which owns and manages over 2,450 properties in London and the South East, took the decision to look for a new owner that was geographically better placed to provide a more locally-based service.

Adrian Eggington Central & Cecil executive director – resident services, said: “The decision to transfer our West Midlands stock to Nehemiah UCHA was made as C&C wanted to focus on its core business of providing homes and services for older people in London and the South East. C&C were looking for a local provider for the transfer who could deliver excellent local services to the residents and who shared our values of partnership, integrity and respect. Nehemiah UCHA was selected as that provider and this decision was proved to be the correct one as demonstrated by their dedication to the wishes of residents through the transfer process.”

To read the full article click here

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Apnar Ghar are seeking new Board members

Apna Ghar Housing Association is looking to replace retiring Board members.

They are looking for experienced professionals with a financial or development background.
Social housing experience would be ideal and  welcome applications from people with disabilities.

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter, summarising the skills and attributes you can bring to the Board.

Email Noreen Sumra, Chair, at
For more information, phone Noreen on 07904 812 811.
The closing date for applications is: Friday 1st May 2015.

Board member advert

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