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We Are Looking Forward To Welcoming You At MAC Birmingham Tomorrow For The Housing Delivery in Practice Conference!

Given The Rising National Need & Government Targets, Gain Practical Solutions To Funding & Delivering Housing & Homes On The Ground: Innovative Models, Methods &  Insights To Overcome The Practical, Day-To-Day Obstacles Of Decreased Funding, Viability Challenges, Changing Legislation, Limited Supply & The Housing & Planning Act. Download The Brochure.

A One-Day, Practitioner-Led Conference, 18th May 2017, MAC Birmingham. Book Your Place Today – Group Discounts Available.
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No Theory! Real, Practical Insights From 18 Senior Speakers At The Forefront Of Delivering Cost-Effective Housing: Starter Homes • Affordable Housing • Viability & Funding • Housing Development Companies • Housing Delivery & Legislation • Rented Accommodation • Right To Buy

Why This Housing Delivery Conference Is A Must-Attend Event:

  1. More Councils Speaking Than Any Other Conference: 18 senior speakers from councils who strive to support positive housing growth, day-in, day-out!
  2. No Theory! Practical Issues In One Day: Hands-on advice and strategies to move your housing strategy forward.
  3. Up-To-Date Market Insights: With so much currently happening, the sector is rapidly evolving and many opportunities are emerging – be a part of the movement!
  4. Central UK Location, Birmingham: Bringing together the North, South, East and West for practical insights and applications.

Which Insights & Practical Methods Do You Need To Overcome The Obstacles & Challenges Of Delivering Cost-Effective Housing That Actually Meets The Needs Of Your Area?

  1. Starter Homes: How Can You Adapt Your Strategy? Decipher the regulation and criteria around starter homes in practice with key insights to meet government targets in your future plans
  2. Best-In-Class Affordable Housing: Practical methods of funding and delivering affordable housing to meet government targets in your meet the needs of your community
  3. Advanced Funding & Viability Models: Ensure your housing schemes stack up financially and can be delivered in practice
  4. Continued Rented Accommodation Delivery: Combating the push to home ownership and decreased funding to provide affordable rented accommodation
  5. Establishing Successful Housing Development Companies: The dos and don’ts of setting up your own housing company for continued housing provision
  6. Meeting The National Need & Government Regulation: Assessing the impact and direction of government policy for an advanced strategy that will deliver homes now and in the future
  7. Negotiating The Challenges Of Right To Buy: Determining government policy around Right to Buy and the practical methods to overcome the hurdles of continued housing delivery

A Must-Attend Event For Housing, Planning & Regeneration Directors Striving To Address The Rising National Needs & Deliver More Housing.

PLUS! This Housing Delivery In Practice Conference, Birmingham Also Features:

  1. 18 Senior Housing Practitioners Share Practical Insights In One Day
  2. 7 In-Depth Sessions Focused On The Sector’s Pressing Housing Topics
  3. 1 Compact Day
  4. 1 Triple Perspective: Affordable Housing
  5. 1 Interactive Panel Debate: Housing Delivery & Legislation
  6. 6 Lunchtime Peer-To-Peer Discussions: A) Land Supply B) Green Belts & Brownfields C) Homelessness D) Delivery Speed Vs. Quality E) London Plan F) Joint Ventures
  7. 2 Conference Chairmen
  8. Interactive Voting
  9. Facilitated Networking Hosts
  10. Open Q&A

Book Before Next Week – Group Discounts Available.


Can you help deliver housing? For more information on how to get involved, please email partner@housingdeliveryconference.com or call +44(0)20 3479 2299.

Book before next week to secure your exhibition stand and two delegate passes for only £2,499 +VAT. Click here to book your stand. Please note that we have a limited amount of exhibition space available and stands will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

chair-quote-2The Housing Delivery In Practice Conference, Birmingham: To view the conference programme, click here.

08.30 Registration & Coffee, Objective Setting & Speed Networking

09.00 GIC Welcome & Interactive Voting Information, Followed By The Morning Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Pat Hayes, Director of Regeneration & Housing, Ealing Council


09.20 Adapting Your Overall Affordable Housing Strategy To Practically Meet The Regulations & Criteria Around Starter Homes In Your Future Plans
Mark Ketley, Head of Planning Services, Northumberland County Council


09.45 Best-In-Class Practical Methods Of Providing & Funding Affordable Housing That Will Cater For Those In Need Now & In the Future

09.45 Perspective One
Clive Skidmore, Head of Housing Development, Birmingham City Council

10.05 Perspective Two
Andrew Smith, Head of Strategic Housing & Delivery, Waverley Borough Council

Louisa Blundell, Housing Development Manager, Waverley Borough Council

10.25 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Facilitiated Networking

10.55 Perspective Three
Councillor Neil MacDonald, Portfolio Holder For Housing & Health, Ipswich Borough Council


11.20 Harness New Funding & Financial Appraisal Models To Ensure Your Housing Schemes Stack Up Financially & Are Viable In Practice
Nick Tustian, Chief Executive, Eastleigh Borough Council


11.45 Lessons Learned In Successfully Setting Up Your Own Housing Company To Ensure You Can Continue To Provide Housing In Your Area
Bill Flood, Managing Director, Wokingham Housing Ltd

12.10 Lunch For Speakers, Delegates & Partners

12.40 Industry Roundtable Discussions; Peer Brainstorming Clinics

A) Land Supply
Ian Macleod, Assistant Director – Planning & Regeneration, Birmingham City Council

B) Homelessness
Mark Meehan, Director of Housing Needs, Croydon Council

C) Delivery Speed Vs. Quality
Jim Newton, Head of Planning & Regeneration, North West Leicestershire District Council

D) How Can We Meet Our Community Needs & Deliver Housing To An Ageing Population?
Tim Bruce, Strategic Assets Manager, Wiltshire Council

E) London Plan

F) Green Belts & Brownfields

13.10 Afternoon Chairman’s Opening Remarks

Simon Price, Head of Housing, Wokingham Borough Council

13.20 Viability & Negotiating 106 Agreements
John Walker, Director of Planning, Westminster City Council


13.45 Assessing The Impact & Path Of Government Regulation For Next-Level Planning & Housing Strategies To Meet National Housing Needs Now & In The Future

    • Colin Wilson, Senior Manager Development & Projects, GLA

    • Karl Roberts, Director of Place, Arun District Council

    • Sarah Clayton, Head of Housing Strategy & Enabling, Salford City Council

    • Councillor Paul Smith, Cabinet Member for Homes, Bristol City Council

14.15 Strategic Planning & Devolution
Mark Parkinson, Economic Development & Planning Policy Manager, Staffordshire County Council

14.40 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Facilitated Networking


15.10 Overcome The Day-To-Day Hurdles Of Funding & Combating The Government Push Towards Home Ownership For Continued Delivery Of Affordable Rented Accommodation
Pat Hayes, Director of Regeneration & Housing, Ealing Council


15.35 Negotiating The Challenges Posed By The Right To Buy Scheme With Insight Into Government Legislation & Practical Methods For Continued Housing Delivery
Simon Price, Head of Housing, Wokingham Borough Council

16.00 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks & Official Close Of Conference

16.15 Official Close Of Conference

Please check the website regularly for updates and newly confirmed speakers. Are you interested in getting involved in The Housing Delivery Conference – In Practice? For more information, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email info@housingdeliveryconference.com for more details.