The Housing Forum will be making the most of CIH Housing 2018 from Tuesday 26-Thursday 28 June.
We are hosting two thought leadership sessions at the conference, supporting the MHCLG Design Quality Seminar and exhibiting at stand B12.
We are delighted to provide complimentary exhibition passes to Housing 2018. Please follow the link below to register. This registration will provide access to all sessions listed below.
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, ...
Over 175 senior executives from across the housing and construction sector attended our sold out National Conference: #BuildingTheFuture on Wednesday 23rd May in London.
Attendees at the conference enjoyed a full programme of expert speakers from across government and industry, followed by a walking tour around schemes surrounding the former Olympic site by Queen Elizabeth Park.
Feedback from attendees illustrated the value of the day with a range of ...
Ashford welcomes 60 delegates for February’s Regional Forum
Tracey Kerly, Chief Executive, Ashford Borough Council opened the February Forum and welcomed over 60 delegates from across the housing and construction sector.
Ashford’s housing offer has increased substantially in recent years and the council has played a vital role in the improvement of infrastructure and place which has helped this success.
The Forum also heard more from Professor ...
The g15 – who represent London’s largest housing associations– has launched a report which documents 35 of its estate regeneration projects. It highlights the importance of estate regeneration in solving the capital’s housing crisis and identifies what is required to deliver more.
The ‘Meeting the Challenge of Urban Renewal: The g15’s Contribution to Regenerating London’s Estates’-report shows how partnerships ...
The Housing Forum welcomes the announcement of additional funding to support the Home Building Fund and the introduction of the Accelerated Construction Fund announced by the Chancellor and Communities Minister this week.
The funds will provide £1bn of development finance for 25,000 homes this Parliament and up to £2bn for longer term delivery. The Accelerated Construction Fund has also been announced to support building on Government land, ...
The CEO Forum, "Housing and the Government's Spending Review" was chaired by John Anderson, Kier Living.
The Forum was chaired by Tim Bush of Baily Garner, one of the leading interdisciplinary construction consultancy providers to the housing sector. The topic for this Forum was Collaborating for value: Reassessing Development Plans with 1% rent reductions, and focussed on the public rented sector; it is clear that there are regional differences with housing associations in the south identifying proposals to increase revenue through sales but such opportunities being very limited north of ...
More Homes for London- a special members Housing Forum event with Lord Bob Kerslake, Chair of the London Housing Commission and featuring the four member and authors of “Superdensity The Sequel" took place on Friday 9th October.
Lord Bob Kerslake, chair of the London Housing Commission set out the objectives – to examine how to double housing output in London and maintain this over a period of time as if this is not addressed, there will be a serious economic ...
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.
How to build more homes? This was the first question raised and responded to by Tim Wates – who urged that infrastructure in towns had to be improved when new homes are planned.
Tim Wates- Chairman- Wates Developments
David Lunts raised issues of the challenges for affordable homes in London where capital values are ten times higher than in Birmingham.
David Lunts, Executive ...
Devolution to northern cities and their economic hinterland is part of the Government’s legislative programme.
The Housing Forum met to consider the impact on housing prospects in Leeds and Yorkshire. Keith Exford’s view on the course of devolution is that it is unstoppable; with some commentators saying that the level of devolved powers proposed does not go far enough.
Read more about this CEO Forum that took place in Leeds ...