Customer Spotlight – The Housing Association’s Charitable Trust (HACT)


Customer Spotlight – The Housing Association’s Charitable Trust (HACT)

Next in our Customer Spotlight series we find out more about The Housing Association’s Charitable Trust (HACT). 

HACT are based at CAN Mezzanine in Old Street using our charity and social enterprise office space to provide a flexible solution to their office needs. 

Who are HACT?

HACT is a charity, social enterprise and industry-focused think/do tank established by the housing association sector.

The aim is to work with the housing sector, government, civil society and communities to develop and share innovative approaches to meeting changing needs. They seek to influence and innovate in ways which help all housing providers deliver more effectively within their communities. 

“Social housing providers are a phenomenal sector. They provide houses for 1 in 8 households in this country. HACTs role is to work with them to help promote ideas and innovation and if we can make a small contribution to helping them deliver more for their communities then I think we will of fulfilled our mission.” 

Matt Leach, Chief Executive, HACT 


Discover the mission, challenges & achievements of HACT 

Why not take a few minutes to watch this short video where we quiz Matt Leach to understand more about the work HACT do, what their key challenges are and why the following words are so important to the work they do: 

Ideas, innovation, housing, projects,
commitment, community, insight

Keep a look out for the next in our series of Customer Spotlights coming soon or take a look at our other CAN Mezzanine customer videos on our YouTube channel.

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