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This popular annual networking event for members provides an opportunity to reflect on progress in the sector over the past year.


Members morning provides an excellent opportunity to catch up with colleagues from The Housing Forum’s 150+ member organisations. Our morning seminar will launch our new vision of “A Quality Home for All” and debate approaches to quality assurance.




9.30 Registration, coffee and networking

10.00 The Housing Forum – a year on record

  • Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive, The Housing Forum
  • Duncan Grant, Interim Director, The Housing Forum
  • Callum Riley, Marketing Manager, The Housing Forum

10:30 “A Quality Home for All”

The Housing Forum’s Manifesto for Supply, Quality and Partnerships & launch of our 2020 Vision, Mission and Member Pledge

  • Stephen Teagle, Chair, The Housing Forum
  • Jamie Ratcliff, Deputy Chair, The Housing Forum

11:00 Networking Break

11:30 Quality in Focus

This session will highlight approaches to quality assurance, licensing and competency frameworks, beginning with a recap of our Autumn Conference “Quality Counts”.

  • Guest Speaker, Vince Desmond, Chief Executive, The Chartered Quality Institute

Followed by debate

12:15 The Housing Forum in 2020 – and Preview of National Conference 6th May 2020

12:30 Chairs Closing Remarks


Stephen Teagle, Chair, The Housing Forum

Chief Executive, Vistry Partnerships

Jamie Ratcliff, Deputy-Chair, The Housing Forum

Executive Director of Business Performance & Partnerships, Network Homes

Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive

The Housing Forum

Duncan Grant, Director

The Housing Forum

Callum Riley, Marketing Manager

The Housing Forum

Vince Desmund, Chief Executive

The Chartered Quality Institute


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