24housing Diversity Awards 2019: Shortlist announced

The shortlist features 12 categories with more than 50 entries, covering the breadth and depth of the sector.


At long last, the shortlist can now be revealed for this year’s 24Diversity in Housing awards.

The awards ceremony will take place on 16th May at Villa Park, Birmingham, hosted by comedian Patrick Monahan.

The conference will also feature talks from leading figures in the sector, from tenants to chief executives, as well as those from outside the sector who have specialist experience.

Congratulations to those that have been shortlisted!

Best Diversity Scheme

Berneslai Homes
emh Group
Golding Homes
Together Housing Group/Progress Housing Group in Partnership with HDN
One Housing Group

Best HR Policy

Cardiff Community Housing Association
PA Housing

Communications Award

Future of London
Meeting Place Communications

Community Role Model

Didi Ketter (Cardiff Community Housing Association)
Samantha Renke (Habinteg)
Jonathan Gleeson (Hastoe Housing Association)
Michael Verrier (L&Q)
Tuasif (Manningham Housing Association)
Tony Henderson (Rooftop Housing Group)
Samantha Ming (Swan Housing Association)
Fokrul Hoque (Tower Hamlets)

Gender Equality Award

Manningham Housing Association
One Housing
South Yorkshire Housing Association
Tower Hamlets Homes

Leading BME Organisation

Arhag Housing Association
Gateway Housing Association
Inquilab Housing Association
Manningham Housing Association
PA Housing

Lifetime Achievement

Qadeer Kiani (Arhag Housing Association)
Khalida Ashrafi (Manningham Housing Association)
Maggie Phillips (One Housing)
George Pye (One Housing)
Sue Hockett (Women’s Pioneer Housing)

Straight Ally Award

Katie Burden (Cardiff Community Housing Association)
Lucy Malarkey (Gentoo Group)

Young Persons Award

Jess (Clarion Housing Group)
Ben Farquarson (Greenacre Recruitment)
Faz Bukhari (One Housing Group)
Ruth Stanger (One Housing Group)

Leading LGBT Organisation

Gentoo Group
Home Group

Best New Build Accessible Scheme

Aspire Housing Group
Believe Housing (County Durham Housing Group)
One Housing


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