Development Partnership Forum, The Housing Forum

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Date(s) - 30/09/2016
9:30 am - 1:15 pm

The Housing ForumDevelopment Partnership Forums

30th September London

Questions for the panel and speakers will be invited in advance and output materials including toolkit will follow . 

Draft programme

9.30 Introduction – Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive of The Housing Forum

·         September CEO Forum issue summary of CEO London Forum

·         Aim of Development Partnership Forums:

­Direct exchange between CEO discussions, Housing Associations Development Directors, Local authority Housing and Regeneration directors focusing on new companies and models for housing development.

­Explore innovation, trends, current issues and solutions including manufacture and direct building of homes for sale and rent

9.45 Current context – Andy von Bradsky, Chair of The Housing Forum

Explore issues facing the sector and how it is adapting

·         Is Brexit a showstopper?

·         What are the opportunities and challenges?

·         What’s currently happening –   new players, innovations, regeneration

10.00 Building influence – Panel discussion

·         Opportunity to hear first-hand from key officials and reflect local issues – Ben Llewellyn, DCLG, David Lunts, GLA, BEIS .

·         Types of development and tenure mix in the current context

·         Improving quality and maintaining sustainability – customer (resident) perspective

·         How to increase the supply of new homes? Future of starter homes – housing zones

·         What tenure mix is right – single, mixed or tenure blind?

10.30 Break
11.00 Future financial strength and security – making the numbers add up

·         Mergers and acquisitions – is bigger better? (Housing Association)

·         Sources of finance – Institutional investors (M&G)

·         Future proofing – tenure cascades and business plans

11.45 Different development models – panel debate with the British Property Federation, Wates Living Space and Octopus QSH
12.30 Supply chain solutions, innovation and partnership – Rory Bergin, Building Better Working Group, Hyde Framework, modular constructor

·         What’s the role for the supply chain – partner or provider – and how to get the best out of your supply chain?

·         Innovation and developments – case studies of new products, prefabrication, off-site construction, modern techniques and solutions

·         Partnerships – consultants, contractors and product suppliers i.e. how to get best out of supply chain

13.15 Conclusions and next steps followed by networking lunch


Attached Documents

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Development Partnership Forum Agenda90Kb