Inside Housing – Insight – The pandemic and mental health: what are the next steps for building a wellness strategy?

Inside Housing - Insight - The pandemic and mental health: what are the next steps for building a wellness strategy?

Sponsored by HomeLINK A discussion hosted by Inside Housing, in association with HomeLINK, explores the lessons learned over the past year and how they should guide wellness strategies moving forward. Illustration by Neil Webb Sharelines Research by @MindCharity found 1 in 3 social housing residents experience mental health issues. An @InsideHousing roundtable explores the lessons learned … Read more

UIC housing law expert named ISBA legal education award winner

UIC housing law expert named ISBA legal education award winner

Allison Bethel The Illinois State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Education, Admission and Competence (LEAC) has selected Allison Bethel, UIC clinical professor of law and director of the Fair Housing Legal Clinic, to receive the 2020-2021 LEAC Excellence in Legal Education Award. The award is designed to honor a law school program that emphasizes … Read more

We Need Housing, Education And Health Care More Than Radar

We Need Housing, Education And Health Care More Than Radar

Hawaii’s congressional delegation is hopefully dropping its push for the $1.9 billion radar project the Pentagon says it doesn’t want, isn’t needed and is already obsolete. The politics of the opportunity at first glance seem irresistible: Bring home to the district $1.9 billion of economic development PLUS protect Hawaii from future missile attacks. What’s not … Read more

Is Everyone Making Money But You? The FOMO Economy of Memes, Crypto, Housing

relates to The FOMO Economy: Is Everyone Making Money But You?

Billionaire trader and investor Stanley Druckenmiller bought Bitcoin after watching its price go up and feeling the fear of missing out, aka FOMO. “I felt like a moron,” he said in an interview with the online news site the Hustle in May. He cashed out part of his $20 million bet after prices soared—“my heart’s … Read more

Inside Housing – Webinar – How can the housing sector promote a mental health strategy?

Housing associations are exploring ways to support residents experiencing mental health issues (picture: Getty)

Sponsored by HomeLINK As part of Inside Housing’s Mental Health Awareness Week activity, this webinar discusses the advice set out in the Samaritans’ latest book How to Listen with the author and asks sector experts what they are doing to work towards a well-being strategy to help residents suffering from mental health issues Housing associations are … Read more

Playhouse Build raises money for affordable housing

Playhouse

JACKSON, Tenn. — A local organization is building playhouses to raise money for affordable housing in the area. It’s the first Playhouse Build for Habitat for Humanity in partnership with the Bank of Jackson. When you drive by the Blacksmith Restaurant in downtown Jackson, on the side of the road you’ll find eight playhouses created … Read more