Resources for Neighbourhood Renewal Partnerships

In order to review their action plans Neighbourhood Renewal Partnerships need access to documents which set out the key principles that underpin their roles and responsibilities. They also require an evidence base which helps them establish and identify needs and priorities in their areas.

Neighbourhood Renewal surveys

A programme of Neighbourhood Renewal Surveys commissioned by the Department, to be conducted by the NIHE Research Unit across Neighbourhood Renewal Areas.

Neighbourhood Renewal census comparison reports

Neighbourhood Renewal Census Comparison Reports 2014 compare a number of Census datasets to identify levels of need and improvements in Neighbourhood Renewal Areas.

Neighbourhood Renewal measurement of outcome indicators reports

Neighbourhood Renewal Measurement of Outcomes Reports 2018 compare a number of datasets to identify levels of need and improvements in Neighbourhood Renewal Areas.  You can get Measurement of Outcome Indicator Reports for 2014 and 2015 from Neighbourhood Renewal Unit.

Neighbourhood Renewal area profiles

Area Profiles Reports for the 36 Neighbourhood Renewal Areas 2022. These Area Profiles provide statistical data which underpins the 2017 Multiple Deprivation Measures for each area. They provide a statistical evidence baseline in terms of the seven domains of deprivation.

Neighbourhood Renewal annual reports

Annual Reports for the Neighbourhood Renewal Areas document the progress made against Neighbourhood Renewal objectives:

Annual Reports 2019/20

Annual Reports 2018/19

Annual Reports 2017/18

Outputs and outcomes

The Neighbourhood Renewal Output and Outcome Indicators provides a common set of project output and outcome indicators agreed for Neighbourhood Renewal Investment Fund supported projects.

Action plan review guidance

Guidance on the Review of Neighbourhood Action Plans provides Neighbourhood Renewal Partnerships with policy direction and best practice on how to carry out an Action Plan Review in order to ensure that they continue to meet the priority needs of their areas.

Code of practice

The Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership Code of Practice and Guiding Principles sets out the key principles which will underpin the roles and responsibilities of those involved through the partnerships in the delivery of Neighbourhood Renewal, to ensure the effective use of public funds.

As detailed within the Code of Practice each Partnership may establish a number of Sub Groups which should be developed around the four strategic objectives of the Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy. The Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership Sub Group Terms of Reference sets out the roles and responsibilities of those Neighbourhood Renewal Sub Groups.

The Neighbourhood Renewal Material Consideration Memo provides additional information on how compliance with the code of practice is to be a material consideration in the Department’s appraisal of project applications.

The Neighbourhood Renewal Membership of Partnerships and Effective Linkages Memo  provides additional information on:

  • appointments to Partnerships by open, transparent and inclusive means
  • demonstrating effective linkages through other means where representation of a sector has not been possible

The Neighbourhood Renewal Clarification of Faith Based Memo details the definition of Faith Based organisations for the purpose of Neighbourhood Renewal. 

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