Everyone is welcome to these public meetings – starting on Monday 4th June with ‘So what’s all this about a housing crisis?’.
Venue: The Waterfront Hall, Hebden Bridge Town Hall
Time: 7.30pm start. (Likely finish time 9pm)
Monday June 4th
So what’s all this about a housing crisis?
Alison Wallace, Centre for Housing Policy, University of York
Heidi Wilson, Strategic Housing Development, Calderdale council
Fahmida Rahman, Resolution Foundation
Monday July 2nd
Housing: what can community-led initiatives achieve?
Jo Lavis, National Community Land Trust Network
Bill Bewley, Keswick Community Housing Trust
Steve Hoey, Leeds Community Homes
Wednesday August 22nd
Making new housing sustainable and energy efficient
Andy Brown, Cambridge Architectural Research, Cambridge Carbon Footprint
Jonathan Atkinson, The Carbon Co-op
Monday September 24th
Investing ethically in new housing
Hugh Rolo, Locality
Jamie Hartzell. Chair, Ethex; founder director Ethical Property Company
Lisa Ashford, Chief Executive, Ethex
Monday October 29th
Putting the vision back into public and council housing
Brian Robson, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Prof. Becky Tunstall, author and researcher on housing policy, former Director, Centre for Housing Policy, University of York
John Boughton, author, Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing
Other speakers still being confirmed
These meetings are being organised by Calder Valley Community Land Trust. www.caldervalleyclt.org.uk. The CLT gratefully acknowledges financial support for these meetings from Hebden Royd Town Council.