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The Local Authority Housing Company National Seminar 2018

The Local Authority Housing Company National Seminar 2018

Wednesday 17 January 2018
Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham


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This seminar brings together those local councils with housing companies and those wishing to develop housing companies. Sharing the policy context as well as practical and professional considerations this seminar is a must-attend event for housing professionals, developers, commercialisation and transformation leads as well as local councillors, including leaders, executive and cabinet members, scrutiny members and those with an interest in housing need.


The Policy Context
Paul O’Brien, Chief Executive, APSE 

Research findings on Local Authority Housing Companies
Paul Hackett, Director, Smith Institute

Financial models for housing developments
Sukvinder Kalsi, Housing and Planning Panel, CIPFA

Ensuring good corporate governance
Richard Auton, Consultant, Walker Morris LLP

Meeting Passivhaus Standards
Jon Bootland, Chief Executive, The Passivhaus Trust

Category 2 Standards (Life time homes). The design essentials
Christina McGill, Head of Communications, Habinteg

Speed construction: Getting quality homes built quickly!
Gary Littlechild, New Projects Development Manager and
Richard Sexton, Director, Mantle Panel Ltd.

Ermine Street Housing: A South Cambridgeshire District Council company
Duncan Vessey, Interim Head of Operations, Ermine Street Housing

Birmingham City Council – Municipal Housing Trust
Clive Skidmore, Head of Development, Birmingham City Council

Sheffield Housing Company
John Clephan, Project Director, Sheffield Housing Company



Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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