News

27/07/2020

Mona’s masks: In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic

Mona has channelled her life-long passion for sewing to support the community for many years, and her skillset has become even more valuable during the Covid-19 pandemic. Along with local volunteers, Mona has been making masks for frontline workers. 

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06/07/2020

Coronavirus Covid-19: repairs information

Information about essential repairs, and useful resources.

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06/07/2020

Coronavirus update: services and support

Information about our latest service updates and places to get support.

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30/06/2020

Feym enjoys life in brand new shared ownership home in Emerald Gardens

Feym, an Account Manager for a technology company, was the first resident to move into Emerald Gardens - just before the coronavirus lockdown.

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25/06/2020

New digital inclusion programme helps hundreds of families with home-schooling

Today we launched a new project to help 200 local families with limited or no internet access to get connected with free laptops and full fibre broadband.

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22/06/2020

Chrisp Street Market s203 transfer

We’re pleased to be moving ahead with the Chrisp Street Regeneration scheme to create a thriving town centre and much needed new homes for London.

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18/06/2020

“Volunteers are part of the solution”

Volunteers are integral to strengthening our community. Babu Bhattacherjee, Poplar HARCA's Director of Communities & Neighbourhoods, shares why Poplar HARCA values volunteers so highly.

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18/06/2020

Official Statement: Black Lives Matter

Poplar HARCA's official statement in response to the Black Lives Matter campaign.

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16/06/2020

Max swaps rented house-shares for his own home through shared ownership

Max, a chartered accountant working for an insurance company in the City, moved into his first home in October 2019. He was living in rented house-shares for nearly 10 years and throughout this time dreamed of owning his own flat. With limited savings, the shared ownership scheme was the best option for him.

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05/06/2020

Aimee and Justin move into brand new shared ownership home in Emerald Gardens

Aimee, a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) in a primary school, and Justin, a Photographic Retoucher, moved into their first home a week before the Covid-19 lockdown – along with their beloved French Bulldog, Bailey. Whilst paying very expensive rent for a 1 bedroom flat in the Docklands, they decided it was time to invest their money and start their journey onto the property ladder. Through researching Shared Ownership, they concluded that this was the best option for them and are now enjoying life in Emerald Gardens.

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25/05/2020

Rent free retail units for East End businesses to thrive post COVID-19

Transformed Aberfeldy Street to lead the way on regeneration initiatives.

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12/05/2020

Connecting communities one click at a time

New digital community centres are helping people in Poplar keep connected while we stay at home.

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