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  • We would like to thank Nick Hedges who allowed us to use some images he'd taken for Shelter, for our recent 50 years film.

    More of his photographs can be seen in a current exhibition at the Science Museum, London. Make Life Worth Living: Nick Hedges' Photographs for Shelter 1968 - 72. These hard-hitting photographs, exposing the poor housing conditions and abject poverty being endured by people across Britain, form one of the most important documentary photography projects of the 20th century.

  • Residents begin moving into our Regis Gate extra care scheme

    Our Regis Gate extra care scheme is now up and running and the first residents are moving in. We've worked with construction firm Rydon to bring 51 generously sized, self contained homes for rent and shared ownership. The extra care scheme in Milton Regis is a large investment in older persons' housing in the Sittingbourne area. The state of the art apartments are fully accessible and equipped with the latest assistive technology. The building has a cafe, coffee area, lounges, therapy rooms and meeting rooms all open to residents and the public.

  • Rushenden Court, Isle of Sheppey, Kent

    Our Rushenden Court scheme has delivered eight large, high specification homes to shared owners in Rushenden, Queenborough, Kent. Integral to the design of these homes are the energy and water saving features that will help future occupiers to reduce their utility bills and take a greener approach to living.

  • We're proud to boast three TPAS Young Tenant of the Year award winners in our ranks!

    TPAS promotes excellence in resident involvement and the standard at their national award ceremony is extremely high. Here, AmicusHorizon talks to the three winners - Demi-Jade Clemeston (13), Jaden Cameron (19) and Abba Ashmeade (14) - and discovers how they're smashing stereotypes and improving lives! Dressed casually and chatting about their lunch, they look like your average teenagers. But the achievements of Demi-Jade Clemeston, Jaden Cameron and Abba Ashmeade make them far from average. For the trio have each won a prestigious TPAS Young Tenant of the Year award - beating off stiff competition from across the country. It caps a remarkable feat for housing association AmicusHorizon who can proudly boast three winners over three consecutive years.

  • Life changing computer training!

    Carole Cherrington has a severe visual impairment and lacked confidence using computers. She also has dyslexia and didn't feel comfortable when it came to using the internet. But now she's benefiting from all that the worldwide web has to offer thanks to Nathalie Harris, AmicusHorizon's Digital Inclusion Coordinator. For Carole, the training sessions she's undergone have been truly life changing. She's learnt about emailing and even started to connect with family and friends on Facebook!