Diversity in Housing Awards winners announced

11 organisations took home awards at a jam-packed Villa Park ceremony.

After shortlisting and scrutiny from a panel of expert judges, these are the organisations that took home the gongs at a packed out Villa Park this evening.


Community Role Model

Winner: Fokrul Hoque, Tower Hamlets Homes

Highly Commended: Didi Ketter, Cardiff Community Housing Association


Best New-Build Accessible Scheme

Winner: Aspire Housing

Highly Commended: Believe Housing


Leading BME Organisation (Sponsored by L&Q)

Winner: Arhag Housing Association

Highly Commended: Olmec


Best HR Policy (Sponsored by Greenacre)

Winner: L&Q

Highly Commended: Cardiff Community Housing Association


Gender Equality Award (Sponsored by Campbell Tickell)

Winner: Tower Hamlets Homes

Highly Commended: South Yorkshire Housing Association


Leading LGBT Organisation (Sponsored by Saxton Bampfylde)

Winner: Home Group


Communications Award (Sponsored by resource)

Winner: Mi-Space

Highly Commended: Future of London


Lifetime Achievement

Winner: Khalida Ashrafi, Manningham Housing Association

Highly Commended: Sue Hockett, Women’s Pioneer Housing and George Pye, One Housing


Best Diversity Scheme (Sponsored by allpay)

Winner: Berneslai Homes

Highly Commended: Together Housing/Progress Housing Group in partnership with HDN


Straight Ally Award

Winner: Lucy Malarkey


Young Person Award (Sponsored by emh Group)

Winner: Faz Bukhari, One Housing Group




Highly Commended: Jess Davies, Clarion Housing Group

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