Consultancy

Here is a summary of the work I may assist in:

Development-new housing

  • Assist providers develop deployable low cost housing projects
  • Identify options for delivering new housing projects, based on LHA or sub market rents
  • Assist providers engage modern method of construction consultants and contractors in order to develop new affordable housing
  • Advise on converting empty properties, including sheltered housing schemes, into affordable housing or temporary accommodation
  • Assist with project managment of new schemes, remodelling of existing or disposal of properties
  • Assist providers in accessing development finance and social investment
  • Advising senior teams and Boards on developing new business models in order to secure additional lending

Strategy

  • Developing or updating housing strategies
  • Review housing projects purpose and identify future options
  • Rent restructuring including preparing for likely reductions in welfare payments to under 35 year olds
  • Help providers secure their ‘exempt status’ with local councils
  • Assist providers prepare for changes due in the supported housing sector

Compliance and quality

  • Advise on compliance with the HCA’s Regulatory Framework
  • Assist providers review and remodel housing and support departments to improve outcomes and embed personalisation of support
  • Assist providers on developing and embedding housing and support KPIs
  • Service reviews

Since September I have worked for the following organisations

Also advising or in conversation with the following organisation

I’m a founding member of a national housing steering group which is developing a new national housing strategy to improve the quality and quantity of housing for single people in housing need