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Next Steps for Tackling Homelessness: Resources, Policy Priorities and Challenges for Implementing the Homelessness Reduction Act

On the 18th January three members of the NECG attend the Westminster Social Policy Forum event on ‘Next Steps for Tackling Homelessness’. This event occurred following the creation of the Government’s Rough Sleeping Advisory Panel (which has a target of eliminating rough sleeping by 2027). The range of speakers provided information on how local authorities can meet new statutory duties from April 2018 and actions needed to address the National Audit Office concerns that there are gaps in the Government’sRead More …

Next steps for housing in London & the South East: affordability, meeting demand and the future for social housing

On the 13th September the NECG group facilitator and an expert by experience from ESURG (Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham’s expert group) attended the Policy Forum for London’s event on housing. The event covered the following topics: Key issues for implementing the Mayor’s housing strategy Assessing priorities for housing in developing the London Plan Cast Study: housing supply and safety in Camden Meeting housing demands for people living and working in London: infrastructure, finance and development The future of the privateRead More …