Digital Transformation in Housing Associations

Digital transformation in housing associations is the integration of technology into the workplace to optimize the organisation’s services. To expand, it is a new business strategy being implemented across the housing sector and many other organisations. Digital innovations can greatly improve the customer service experience. They can improve the efficiency of organisations and reduce the […]

Digital Inclusion Strategy for Housing Association Landlords – Broadband & Wi-Fi Provision During the Coronavirus Lockdown

Digital Inclusion is now more important than ever as it is helping the nation to stay connected during this unprecedented time. According to NHS Digital, digital inclusion is when people have the ability to use the internet and digital devices such as smartphones. Digital inclusion therefore requires people to have access to the internet through broadband, […]

Channel shift for Housing Associations

Channel shift efficiency As budgets continue to shrink and expectations continue to rise, many housing associations have explored different ways to effectively drive their mission. Shifting to digital channels of engagement with citizens is one way to save money and increase efficiency. Channel shift provides internet access and moves all paper-based communication online. But achieving […]

Internet for social housing checklist

When it comes to internet for social housing infrastructure is only the start. But it’s an important start. For any landlord who is implementing Digital Inclusion strategies, getting the right infrastructure in place is vital. Finding the right broadband for housing associations providers is just as important. Whether its internet for new developments you are […]

Housing associations – How can Wi-Fi promote social inclusion and help people on a low income

According to ‘Our Property’ a Housing Association is a not-for-profit organisation which owns, lets and manages rental housing. Housing associations promote social inclusion, yet digital inclusion and Internet access for social housing has taken it’s time to break through into the housing association market. Housing association Wi-Fi could bring social inclusion, educational benefits, jobs and […]

Wi-Fi for the elderly and Wi-Fi in assisted housing

An aging population, and a society that is becoming ever dependent on the internet. Technology has turned it’s focused from Millennials to Wi-Fi for the elderly. Safety Wi-Fi can help the elderly stay safe with alert buttons on mobile devices. From apps that help with blood pressure such as Blood pressure IBP and Pill reminder app […]

Top ways that broadband in social housing can help relieve cost pressures

Why should you consider Broadband in Social housing? Have you ever considered including broadband in your social housing, housing association or sheltered accommodation?   If the answer is no, it’s probable that you may be worried about the cost or management aspect of it.  But there is a very important reason why you may want to reconsider including […]

Key factors when choosing broadband for a multiple occupancy property

So you bought the fastest advertised broadband in the market….but your tenants still can’t watch a movie without it buffering every 5 minutes. We hear you; we know how hard it is to provide good quality internet for your tenants! Most people believe internet quality is equal to the advertised speed but there are several […]