Programs

LUSO serving the community

Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity for Housing Sector

Who we help

Housing sector representatives in London.

Purpose

To provide support, resources and customized training to the housing sector about various cultural groups to ensure positive relationships between building manager and tenants. 

Description

The Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity for Housing program works directly with housing representatives to develop awareness of newcomer communities; capacity to work with various cultural groups and provide training.  The program is responsive to the newcomer demographics in London.
 
The program has developed tools and resources for 3 different cultural groups: Syrian newcomers, Latin American communities ( Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, and Venezuela);  and Nepalese Speaking/Bhutanese Refugees.   

LUSO making a difference

466
housing representatives received tools developed
1,615
newcomers benefited from resources created
15
tools developed to support 3 different cultural groups 

 

"Awesome information on the USB drives. I really like the idea of breaking it down by country so we can all learn the similarities, and differences. I have passed this along to my Property Managers, and we will work to make this part of our training program" - R.B, Old Oak Properties

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LUSO would not exist without the support of the major funders below. We are thankful for their support and ongoing commitment to helping us achieve our mission. 

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