Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive of The Housing Forum will be addressing delegates at the Association for Project Safety’s annual conference in Manchester today; presenting on the subject of ‘Building homes for all: Managing targets and maintaining health and wellbeing’.
The conference will discuss the particular health and safety challenges and opportunities arising from large scale infrastructure projects and will bring together leading experts from energy, ...
In advance of the Autumn Statement, this symposium hosted by Birmingham City Council and supported by MHCLG, will consider the way forward for the Estate Regeneration programme and will examine the challenges faced by different programmes across England and particularly:
- Resident Engagement
- Social Impact
- Delivery Vehicles
- Finance and Funding
As well as speakers from MHCLG and Homes England, there'll be the opportunity to hear from those involved in delivering ...
The Housing Forum is pleased to announce its involvement at HOMES 2018. Our activities include; exhibiting at the conference, delivering an educational seminar and also hosting a senior leadership roundtable.
HOMES will take place on through the 28-29 November at the Olympia in London. It is a premier event experience for those working at a high level in residential development, strategic asset management and procurement, and a forum for government and the sector ...
The major focus of this inaugural Development Partnership Forum for the south and west of England will be on new initiatives and latest policy from government, developing quality homes, diversifying housing supply and estate regeneration. This Forum will be relevant to all councils and housing associations together with partnering contractors. Wider diversity of housing supply is critical as housing continues to be a major political and social issue.
The Development ...
We are delighted to announce The Housing Forum's updated autumn & winter events programme for 2018.
If you would like further information about any of our events, please do contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The subject matter and discussion for The Housing Forum's July CEO Forum, hosted by NHBC, was balancing government targets with diversity in housing supply.
Richard Donnell, Research and Insight Director, Hometrack covered trends in tenures and the market in general. NHBC’s figures shows starts are down 6.4% for the affordable sector and 4.6% for the private sector in the 12 months to April 2018.
There followed a discussion regarding individual ...
Building the Future: National Conference Report 2018
Thank you to all of the housing and construction professionals who attended our 2018 Conference: ‘Building The Future’. The Housing Forum have hosted a National Conference every year for the past two decades. It is the major event in our annual programme.
We have compiled a report for our 2018 National Conference that you can download below, and we are also grateful for the support of our conference ...
The subject matter and discussion for The Housing Forum's latest CEO Forum was partnership and diversifiying housing supply.
NHBC hosted the Forum and openend with a perspective on the current state of play in terms of new starts and registrations. Long term trends indicate continued growth with the second highest level of registrations in a decade, although there has been some decline in numbers of registrations in London.
There followed a ...
Wider diversity of housing supply is critical as housing continues to be a major political and social issue. Our Development Partnership Forum in June had a major focus on Estate Regeneration and developing additional homes and for those setting up new housing companies.
The Development Partnership Forum is an initiative from The Housing Forum to bring government and industry together to share best practice and support new entrants into housing development. It is ...
In May we hosted a round table forum in Peterborough with our members Cross Keys Home as they continue to expand their development programme and range of services across the region.
Topical presentations were given by Claire Higgins, Chief Executive, Cross Keys Homes and John Anderson, Executive Director, Kier Living.
Chief Executive of The Housing Forum, Shelagh Grant, updated the forum on our latest work and Regional Director East of NHBC, ...
The central theme of our National Conference programme is connectivity – of people - of places - of ideas - of skills – and how in combination, we might shape future communities.
Housing projects are underway throughout the country and there is a growth trajectory with many more new communities planned. The combination of advances in technology, different techniques opening up possibilities of more land and advances in transport, particularly rail are bringing ...
Wider diversity of housing supply is critical as housing continues to be a major political and social issue. This Development Partnership Forum will be relevant to all councils and housing associations together with partnering contractors with a major focus on Estate Regeneration and developing additional homes and for those setting up new housing companies.
The Development Partnership Forum is an initiative from The Housing Forum to bring government and industry ...
Isobel Stephen, Housing Supply Director, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), will address delegates with a keynote presentation focusing on ‘Ambitions for housing delivery – and for integrated communities’ on Wednesday 23 May at the Grange City Hotel.
Isobel has responsibility for strategy, design of programmes and relationships with the developer sector, mortgage lenders and institutional investors.
Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive ...
The programme for our 2018 National Conference will explore the theme ‘Building the Future’; with a range of expert speakers from across the sector.
We're delighted today to announce the programme for the day, which will also include a walking tour around the fascinating new built environment at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, followed by a networking drinks reception.
The four main elements of the national conference will focus on:
The National Conference is a major event in The Housing Forum’s annual programme, bringing the house building supply chain together after an exceptional year of growth and expansion in a challenging climate.
Our 2018 National Conference will explore the theme ‘Building the Future’; with a range of expert speakers from across the sector. Topics will include:
- Leading for the future
- Accelerating housing delivery
- Quality & skills in modern ...
Polypipe hosted a CEO Forum in Leeds in March to discuss new housing supply and estate regeneration initiatives, with a particular focus on the Leeds city region.
The conclusions of The Housing Forum are:
- Housing associations see building – and doubling development profit from sales – as a way of overcoming revenue losses from rent reductions
- New partnership methods offering options of 5, 10, 15 or 20 year maintenance free services can offer social landlords certainty ...
In his opening remarks, Ben Derbyshire, Chair, commented that given the scale of anticipated change, The Housing Forum with its cross sector approach, will be concentrating on solutions to housing supply that can be achieved through improved collaboration.
Ian Davis, NHBC, indicated that recent initiatives have made it easier to build but beyond headlines, there may not be much more additional growth as industry output is now getting close to 200,000 starts a year...
CEO Forum on the Housing and Planning Bill and local housing markets, hosted by Wates Living Space.
Andy Doylend of Wates gave the opening position from the perspective of Wates Living Space (WLS) on maintenance and housing construction. The focus of HAs 18 months ago was on welfare reform issues and fuel poverty and their impact on rental income and financial plans. Now the context has moved with HAs focusing on their 30 year plans and viability.
A special member event with Lord Kerslake on the London Housing Commission and Superdensity – as a solution to London’s housing shortage
Open for booking : As London faces unprecedented housing challenges in supply and affordability, The Housing Forum is holding a special member event to present evidence to Lord Bob Kerslake, chair of the London Housing Commission and hear from the authors of “Superdensity-The Sequel”, how the density of housing development can be raised by the imaginative use of upper storeys and under-developed land.
Date: Friday 9th October 2015
Time: 8.30 a.m. to ...
The Housing Forum met to consider the July 2015 budget and how the Government will approach their manifesto commitments for housing supply, home ownership, welfare, efficiency and devolution.
In his opening remarks, Stephen Teagle highlighted the impact of these policies of future housing supply. At the heart of this agenda are incentives to accelerate planning decisions and refocus on home ownership and devolved powers.