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West Midlands Social. Housing Green Paper: a new deal for housing?

12 October 2018, Birmingham

About the event

Trowers and Hamlins
10 Colmore Row
B3 2QD

09.30 – Arrival and registration
10.00 – Event start
12.00 – Event close

The long awaited social housing green paper hit our desks during the summer recess and is described as a “new deal for social housing” which sets out a “vision which values and respects the voices of residents, with landlords treating them with decency and respect, backed up with clear consequences when they do not”. The Green Paper is underpinned by five principles:

• a safe and decent home which is fundamental to a sense of security and our ability to get on in life;
• improving and speeding up how complaints are resolved;
• empowering residents and ensuring their voices are heard so that landlords are held to account;
• tackling stigma and celebrating thriving communities, challenging the stereotypes that exist about residents and their communities; and
• building the social homes that we need and ensuring that those homes can act as a springboard to home ownership.

Benefits of attending

Hear from David Pipe Policy and Practice Officer  for CIH, as to what this means for the sector, whether it delivers against CIH’s Rethinking social housing research recommendations, and how we can work together to provide  more homes and recommit to our relationship with residents

We are also very pleased to welcome Anna Furlong, Head of Regulatory Framework. Anna will set out the Regulator’s perspective on the Social Housing Green Paper and is keen to hear your views on the questions the Government has raised about the future of regulation.

Whilst at the event take the opportunity to chat with your CIH representatives about how membership is, and can support you as a housing professional. How you can get the most from your professional membership and hear about some of the great things we have coming up in the region and nationally for members.

If you’re not a member already why not talk to us about the advantages of becoming a member and joining our professional housing community


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