21st Hertfordshire Housing Conference
Shaping Homes for Hertfordshire
Fielder Centre, Hatfield Business Park
Tuesday 14th May 2019 at the Fielder Centre.
The day commenced with a key note speech from Lord Best followed by Robert Grundy from Savills on the theme of “Tough times ahead – can we keep building?”. In the afternoon Carol Cairns, Head of Home Ownership and Supply – South East – Homes England presented a session covering accelerated housing supply, affordability and delivery in Hertfordshire, followed by a presentation and Q&A session on private rent design and offsite manufacture by Colin Ainger from HTA.
Rod Cahill, Sage Housing, Ian McDermott, Catalyst Housing and Mary Parsons PfP took part in a panel discussion chaired by Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive of the Housing Forum exploring whether the sector has lost its social purpose and what 2020 onwards will look like for Housing Providers
A choice of workshop sessions covering Training, Infrastructure and Smart Mobility, Placemaking and Garden Towns.
Thank you to our sponsors Origin Housing, B3Living, Aldwyck, Savills Housing, NHBC, EH Smith and Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.
Presentations on some of the sessions from the last years conference – Smart Herts, focusing on exploring a series of interconnected ‘smart’ themes including housing, transport, living and renewal, can still be found HERE
Pictures from this years conference
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