Nic Bliss, Head of Policy, Confederation of Cooperative Housing: Nick will Chair the event as well as provide a brief overview of co-operative housing in England, setting out its core principles, distinctiveness and importance.
Steve Hoey, co-founder and Director of Leeds Community Homes: Steve will provide an update on Leeds Community Homes and the new hub, and give a brief overview of the movement in Leeds.
Bill Phelps, chair of ChaCo, Chapeltown Co-Housing: Bill will provide a briefing on ChaCo covering the origins, motivation, land identification and building plans.
Sarah May, Principal Regeneration Officer (Affordable & Specialist Housing) Leeds City Council’s Housing Growth Team: Sarah will describe the support and partnership working provided by LCC, and give an idea of the institutional support necessary for co-operative housing to flourish.
Wednesday 25th April 2018, 08:00 for breakfast and registration, 08:30 to 10:00
Addleshaw Goddard, Leeds
The collapse of #Carillion earlier this year continues to send reverberations around the sector, prompting renewed calls for a fundamental shift in the way contracts are procured, planned and delivered. Yes – we’ve been hear before with Egan and Latham but how can we ensure this time things are different? Join our lively debate next week and have YOUR say on how the industry needs to change and crucially how do we go about it. This is sure to be a very lively and opinionated session so please do join us if you can!