Delivery in uncertain times

The second instalment in this year's Breakfast Seminar Series turned its gaze on the new institutional landscape, as quangos have been hoisted on to the bonfire, or if not, have at least been left with singed eyebrows and minor smoke inhalation.  Our panel comprised Dick Sorabji - London Councils, Nick Taylor - HCA, Toby Lloyd - Shelter, Mark … [Read more...]

Our panelists respond

Following the Development and Renewal event on 16 February on the affordable rent model, we put some additional questions from the floor to some of our panelists - here's how they responded. Q: How will new social rented units be delivered? Elizabeth Sealey, DCLG Social rent will only be funded in the most exceptional circumstances under … [Read more...]

New Systems: Devolved Delivery and the bonfire of the quangos

The next session in our Breakfast Seminar Series, on 22nd February, will examine how London’s new housing bodies will deliver the homes and regeneration that London needs, as well as the government’s radical reforms. The government kept its pledge and scrapped the TSA, though sneaking some of its responsibilities back into the HCA. The role of the … [Read more...]