Brixton Green join panel discussion at CLT National Conference 2011


On May 10 delegates from across the country and from a variety of sectors came together for the 2011 CLT Annual Conference at the Savoy Place, London.

Brad Carroll (Director, Brixton Green) sat on the panel discussion “Not just a rural affair” alongside  Dave Smith (East London CLT), Richard Tyler (Headingley Homes) and Sue Simmons (Habitat for Humanity)

Please see the presentations below:

 

Some highlights from the day include:
  • Pat Richie, Chief Executive of the HCA, announcing that £25m funding from the Affordable Homes Programme has been set aside for community-led housing schemes that demonstrate good value for money. This is a major win for the CLT Network! More information on this will be available shortly.
  • Grant Shapps MP, in high video message to the conference, announcing that a guide to Community Right to Build will be published shortly.
  • Peter Couchman, Chief Executive of Plunkett Foundation, reminding us that ‘It is the journey that matters, not just the bricks and mortar’.
  • David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation,
  • giving an inspiring closing speech and reminding us that ‘All is the best in the best possible worlds for CLTs’ with a proof of concept, the financial mechanisms in place and a ripe political environment.