HAPPI Hour - Shining a light on the recent Archbishops' report: 'Coming Home: Tackling the Housing Crisis Together'

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Presentation notes and slides



  • 16:00 - Brief explanation of Zoom format – Jerome Billeter, Secretariat/Housing LIN ~ @HousingLINews (opens new window)
  • 16:05 - Welcome and introduction to the Housing LIN – Jeremy Porteus, CEO, Housing LIN ~ @HousingLIN (opens new window)
  • 16:10 - HAPPI Hour chair – The Rt Revd Dr Graham Tomlin -​ the Bishop of Kensington and Vice-chair of the Church of England report ~ @gtomlin (opens new window)
  • 16:20 - An overview of the report’s issues and recommendations  David Orr CBE, former CEO of the National Housing Federation ~ @DavidOrrCBE (opens new window)
  • 16:30 - From research into practice: Lessons from the report – Christine Whitehead, Professor Emeritus in Housing Economics, London School of Economics ~ @lse_london (opens new window)
  • 16:40 - Limelight extra care and St Bride’s church, Trafford Housing Trust, Greater Manchester –  Revd Peter Matthews, Priest in Charge of St Bride's, Old Trafford & Graham Locke, Group Director, PRP ~ @PRP_News (opens new window)
  • 16:55 - Q&A
  • 17:15 - Summary and close – Jeremy Porteus, CEO, Housing LIN ~ @HousingLIN (opens new window)


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You will be asked to join the meeting 10 mins before the start time to allow for a prompt start.


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