Lending some comfort: Funding for repairs and adaptations

Examines the role of home improvement agencies in assisting their clients to fund repairs, adaptations and improvements to their homes using a variety of possible routes.

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Business Planning for Home Improvement Agencies

Good practice guide for Home Improvement Agencies on business planning

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Delivering Adaptations

Explains how HIAs can help giving case studies, minor adaptations & schemes, and costs & benefits

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From Staying Put to Moving On – A new role for Home Improvement Agencies

With the realisation that a great deal of housing wealth is owned by people over the age of 55, down-sizing has become a genuine option for people. The recent DCLG Select Committee inquiry into Housing for Older People also considered the issue and sugges

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The collaborative home improvement agency

A guide for providers on how services that keep people warm, safe and secure in their own home will be commissioned and delivered in the future. It offers an updated vision for the HIA sector, and is aimed primarily at providers. However it will also info

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Home Improvement Agencies

Home Improvement Agencies or HIAs are an essential component in any integrated care system. This short video produced for Foundations – The National Body for Home Improvement Agencies illustrates why.

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Adapting for a lifetime

The report: Examines the effect of recent changes to the Disabled Facilities Grant programme, drawing on research carried out within the home improvement agency sector Looks at the challenges presented by the complexity of the process, the funding shor

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The Future Home Improvement Agency: Supporting choice and maintaining independence – A report overview

Gives an overview of the key findings of the Future HIA project carried out by Foundations on behalf of Communities and Local Government (CLG). The Future HIA project aimed to set out a broad agenda for the evolution of the HIA sector to its next level. I

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