Housing – it’s an issue! Public meetings

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.

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