Association for Public Service Excellence
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • apse Blog
Who we are
What we do

APSE Seminar: Homes for all: From local housing companies to joint ventures

APSE Seminar: Homes for all: From local housing companies to joint ventures

How do we ensure local councils deliver the homes communities need?

Thursday 23rd March 2017
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2BJ

View the full seminar programme here

Local housing companies and housing solutions

This seminar will explore different delivery models to enable councils to meet local housing needs such as:-
• Wholly owned local authority housing companies
• Joint ventures and special purpose vehicles
• Shared developments between local councils, developers and finance providers
• Tackling empty homes
• Direct local authority new build properties
• How a local authority can become a ‘private sector landlord’?



Session 1:

APSE/TCPA Research partnership: Understanding local authority house-building and partnership delivery.
Henry Smith, Senior Project Officer, Town & Country Planning Association

The Legal Framework for Local Authority Housing Companies
Elizabeth Wood, Director, Walker Morris LLP

Addressing Homelessness in London through affordable, high quality PRS Accommodation
James Rolfe, Director of Finance, Resources & Customer Services, LB of Enfield


Session 2:

Addressing Generation Rent in Barking and Dagenham
Hakeem Osinaike, Operational Director, Housing Management, LB of Barking & Dagenham

Bringing 2,000 long-term empty homes back into use
Mark Ireland and Michael Brook, Private Sector Housing, Leeds City Council


Session 3:

End-to-End Housing Delivery – from architect to bricklayer
Patrick Odling Smee, Director of Housing, and Andrea Innes, Site Manager, Luton Council

What can we learn from the ‘Great Estates Model’ of the 17th and 18th Century?
Paul Nichols, Divisional Director of Regeneration & Planning, LB of Harrow

Concluding remarks and future options
Mo Baines, Head of Communication and Coordination, APSE

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.




  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • apse Blog