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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

    Homelessness - prevention and options

    26 April 2017, Manchester

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    Chairs welcome and introduction
    Neil Morland, Housing Consultant

    The growing homelessness problem: why is it happening and what can be done to tackle it?
    Faye Greaves CIHCM, policy and practice Officer, Chartered Institute of Housing

    Homelessness: an update on the latest case law
    Panel session

    Preparing to deliver the Homelessness Reduction Bill
    Andy Gale, consultant

    Workshop sessions

    Managing welfare reform Emerging lessons from the Homelessness Prevention Trailblazers
    Mike Wright, Strategic Lead on Homelessness, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)

    Temporary accommodation procurement and management solutions
    Jim Crawshaw, Head of housing options, Birmingham City Council

    Learning from the Positive Pathway – how a national model can help to support vulnerable groups at risk of homelessness
    Anna Whalen, youth homelessness adviser, St Basils
    Alexia Murphy, executive director for services, Depaul UK



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