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Webinar: Putting housing at the heart of recovery

June 4th 2020

The Coronavirus outbreak has highlighted the importance of ‘home’, and shown that with effort and funding street homelessness can be solved. Join our webinar to discuss what needs to be done to ensure everyone has a warm, safe and secure home in the future.

Panel:

Aaron Hill

Aaron Hill is one of two Heads of Policy & External Affairs at Community Housing Cymru – the trade body for housing associations in Wales. In this role, he leads the organisation’s policy development and influencing work with politicians, stakeholders and civil servants. He is currently leading the organisation’s work on housing supply and influencing governments’ economic responses to COVID-19.

John Puzey

John has been Director of Shelter Cymru since 1990. He has overseen the development and growth of the charity to providing a wide range of housing advice services as well as increasing its campaigning and policy profile.

 

Tamsin Stirling

Tamsin is an experienced housing researcher and policy adviser who works as an independent housing consultant. She was ministerial adviser on housing, regeneration and planning issues in the Welsh Government between 2012 and 2014 during which time the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 was developed. Tamsin joined the Bevan Foundation Board in 2018.

Date:  1st July 2020
Time:  3pm

The restrictions on daily life to try to contain the Coronavirus have highlighted the vital importance of ‘home’ and exposed some of the deep inequalities in Wales’ housing provision.

People in small, overcrowded homes have struggled to study, work and live in a confined space.  For some home has brought loneliness, isolation and violence. And after having accommodation, do rough sleepers face a return to the streets?

This webinar will explore if and how housing could be at the heart of recovery.

Why you should participate

By participating you will find out more about:

  • the lessons learned about housing during the Coronavirus outbreak;
  • what can be done to provide safe, secure housing in the future.

How to get involved

Attendance is free but you must register in advance by clicking the button below.  We welcome questions in advance as well as questions during the webinar, although we do not promise to be able to include every one.

Register for this webinar »

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