North East/ Yorks & Humber Regional Housing LIN Meeting

Event date

Draft Agenda

  • 09.30   Registration and Refreshments
  • 10.00   Welcome and Introductions- Dawn Keightley, Sue Cawthray and Pip Hughes, Yorkshire and Humber and North East joint chairs, Housing LIN
  • 10.05   Housing LIN update

Allocations and Panels

  • 10.15   LH's experiences of assessment and allocation of supported housingJon Mitford, Managing Director, Leazes Homes
  • 10.35   NCC's review of its supported housing allocation process Amanda Senior, Head of Fairer Housing, Newcastle City Council
  • 10.55   North Yorkshire County Council Allocation Process - Beckie Dukes, Housing Market Development Manager, North Yorkshire County Council and Louise Swart, Scheme Manager, The Cuttings, Harrogate Neighbours Housing Association
  • 11.15   First-hand account of moving and allocationsTenant, HNHA
  • 11.35   Q&A
  • 11.45   Refreshments and networking
  • 12.15   Roundtable discussion to share others experience of panels and allocations
  • 12.45   Lunch and networking

Design and Accessibility

  • 13.35   Adaptations without delay report and DFG review - Rachel Russell, Occupational Therapy Lecturer, Salford University ~ @bronteot
  • 13.55   The Rose Manor development - Nathan Wilkinson, Brewster Bye Architects
  • 14.15   Designing Multi-generational Kitchens- Adam Thomas, Consultancy - Accessible Kitchen Design Specialist, Symphony Kitchens 
  • 14.35   Q&A
  • 14.45   Tour of The Cuttings                                                             
  • 15.30   Close



Priority will be given to Housing LIN members from the North East and Yorkshire and Humber Region.

Terms & Conditions

Important notice: this event provided free of charge to those registered in advance to attend and who subsequently attend. However, we reserve the right to charge those who register and subsequently fail to attend. This is due to the Housing LIN's incurring irrecoverable costs based on numbers of those registered in advance to attend. Non-attenders will be invoiced and pursued for payment. By registering you unreservedly accept these terms and conditions. The no show fee £150 plus VAT per head.


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