Housing and welfare policy need to be joined up

  The rent settlement is good news, but ministers need to ensure welfare caps don’t push up homelessness and prove to be a false economy, writes Paul Hackett (source: InsideHousing). Amid the various mishaps at the Conservative Party conference, there were two monumental announcements for housing associations and local authorities. First, the …

Paul Hackett named new Chair of g15

The g15 has appointed a new Chair and Vice Chair. Paul Hackett, CEO of Optivo, succeeds David Montague as Chair and Helen Evans, CEO of Network, takes over the Vice Chair role from Paul Hackett, with immediate effect …

The g15 makes a new housing offer for London

Housing is the most important issue in London – so say businesses and the public. The reason? We are in the middle of a housing crisis which affects everyone from renters to families struggling to get on the ladder for the first time. New housing is also important to the business community because they want to ensure people can live in affordable …

g15 group announces the appointment of a new Chair

The g15 group of London’s largest housing associations has today appointed a new Chair as the sector enters one of the most challenging and important periods in its history. David Montague, Chief Executive of L&Q, takes over from Brendan Sarsfield, Chief Executive of Family Mosaic, who has stepped down after two years’ service in the role. The …