How Quaker is Quaker Housing Trust?

We are an organisation set up by Quakers, mainly funded by Quakers and run by Quakers. In addition, though, we are an organisation acting in accordance with Quaker principles and run along Quaker lines- using Quaker methods.

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Coming Home

The Archbishop of Canterbury's Housing Commission has recently published its 126-page report entitled "Coming Home". Bill Bewley outlines the five core values that the report suggests should be the centre of housing policy in the UK.

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Being a Trustee in Touch

One of the things that makes us different is that a trustee forms a personal link with applicants that we wish to support, and acts as a channel of communication during their relationship with QHT. We call this role ‘Trustee in Touch’.

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Why energy efficiency is central in our decision-making

At the Quaker Housing Trust we take energy efficiency very seriously for two reasons – the impact of poorly heated homes on the health and welfare of the people who live in them, and the wider concerns about the effects of global heating on this and on future generations.

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