SHF Presentation to Parliament Structure of Presentation Background & Approach Focus of SHF Reflection on “Capacity building” Defining a Niche for SHF SHF outcomes and deliverables
Focus of the SHF Mission: - To enable, support and strengthen the capability of the social housing sector to build sustainable, well functioning communities through the provision of sustainable social housing Capacity building and Capacity building grant making This should address: - the demands of the sector and - contribute towards the implementation of governments’ breaking new ground strategy.
Capacity Building Approach “Capacity building” as a role is: strategic, long-term focussed and covering a range of different levels, players and areas that need to be facilitated, promoted and/or stimulated.
SHF Role The SHF niche capacity building role would cover: Building the knowledge base and advancing the field Building the capability of individuals to meet the output requirements of their organisations Building the capacity of social rental housing organisations and the sector Ensuring that these organizations are aligned to strategic intent for the sector.
SHF Services Capacity building services of the SHF are defined as: Product development - unique and specialised products for the sector Process consulting for the delivery of technical support services General advice and support to the sector Capturing Best practices in the sector and building a “knowledge bank” / information hub for the social housing sector Research and information provision to the sector Advocacy and policy development work Aligning sector stakeholders and facilitate and strengthen networks and partnerships
Key focus on Social Medium Density Housing (Budget 4) and sub programmes Social Housing Rental Housing/small landlord/backyard Hostels Communal and Cooperatives Public Rental Housing and Transitional Housing
Deliverables KPA 1: Influence National Housing Policy: Research reports Policy Formation and interpretation of legislation
Deliverables KPA 2: Build and Develop the Capacity of the social housing sector: Social Housing Generic tools Establish benchmarks Public Rental Housing Models and options Tools, information and support
Deliverables KPA 2: ctn… Hostels Models and options Small landlord/backyard landlord Models and support Transitional Housing Models and options
Deliverables KPA 2: ctn… Communal and Co-operative housing Models and options Tools and information Benchmarks
Deliverables KPA 3: Inform and Support Sector Stakeholders Distribution and promotion of generic support tools, information, and models Sector performance and needs update Website updates Resource centre promotion and usage
Deliverables KPA 4: Broaden Funding Base Facilitate links to funding resources for research and capacity building
Deliverables KPA 5: Facilitate and strengthen networks among all social housing role players Client satisfaction and impact report Database National conference/seminar/forums Working agreements with sector stakeholders
Deliverables KPA 6: Achieve Business Excellence Strategic fit Operational fit and deliverables Compliance to good governance and regulatory requirements Agreed business plan and budget with NDoH
Deliverables KPA 6: ctn… Functional organizational structure Performance management system Internal operations manual and entrenchment of operational process MIS IT
Deliverables KPA 6: ctn… Internal communications Skills transfer and personnel development Leadership development Stakeholder relationships and improvement of sector confidence Assessment of staff