Leading Investors, Developers, Local Authorities and Housing Associations will attend on 17th March #HousingInvestment
Leading figures Nationally in the Housing Sector confirmed for conference on 17th March #LDEProperty #HousingDelivery
Private Sector Investment will meet with Local Authority and Housing Association representatives on 17th March to examine how they can work together for delivery
The hugely popular Affordable Housing Conference returns for it's 14th year on 17th March.
The Event looks at the roles and opportunities for all players in the market, including Investors, Developers, Local Authorities, Housing Associations and their related advisers, whilst networking with the leading professionals in Housing from across the UK. Much is happening currently, with the sector evolving rapidly, and lots of opportunities are emerging as a result.
The Conference allows all stakeholders to understand how the Public and Housing Association Sectors can work together to deliver Housing and how Private and Public Investment is a growing opportunity area.
This event is likely to sell out again so please book early to guarantee your place.
This is a chance to be fully updated on what is going on, accumulate some CPD and network with the leading figures in the industry.
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Welcome & Introduction from the Chair
The Affordable Housing Market as an Investment Opportunity
Helen Collins, Head of Housing Consultancy, Savills (Chair)
Opening Address: How do we position the Affordable Housing Investment Market Moving Forward
Have objectives changed in recent years and where will they go?
What is the impact of building safety and decarbonisation agendas on the affordable housing sector?
Is development still a priority and what are the key tenures to be provided?
How important are JVs with Local Authorities, developers & investors?
What are the long-term opportunities and how do HAs see the investor role?
What do HAs need from Central & Local Government to make delivery happen?
How can we make Social Housing & working with Housing Associations a more attractive prospect to Investors?
David Cowans, Chief Executive, Places for People
The 2020 UK Housing Market Update – Where are we?
What is the International & Domestic Economic Outlook & what is this likely to mean for Housing?
What are we expecting from the housing market in the next 5 years?
Despite the uncertainty, why does the UK still make sense for both short term and long term investment?
How attractive is UK Housing as an investment to international money?
Starter Homes v Shared Ownership – where is this going?
Grainne Gilmore, Head of Residential Research, Zoopla
The Role of Homes England in Housing Delivery – what are the strategic objectives?
Government policy and priorities for affordable housing – what does the future hold?
How is Homes England changing its approach - what’s on offer to potential partners?
What’s next for the Strategic Partnership initiative? Is it making a difference?
Are Town Centres a big opportunity for both regeneration and housing delivery and what can be done?
Nick Walkley, Chief Executive, Homes England
Looking at the GLA – where does Mayoral policy leave us in 2020 and what are the priorities?
How is the new London Plan progressing?
How will the GLA be working with the London Boroughs to increase delivery to the 66,000 new homes that are required annually?
What kind of opportunities & Joint Ventures is the GLA keen to encourage?
What types of partnership working will be important in future?
How will GLA use its land and Grant Funding to accelerate supply?
What opportunities exist for investors & Developers to get involved?
Natalie Daniels, Senior Area Manager, Greater London Authority (GLA)
Questions for David, Grainne, Nick & Natalie
Coffee and Networking Opportunities
Understanding the opportunities for all stakeholders with investment, partnership, and joint ventures & how they can be structured and delivered?
The Local Authority
How are Local Authorities delivering their own housing?
What Structures are evolving?
How are Local Authorities raising private finance to deliver homes?
Does the rise in PWLB borrowing cost present a challenge or an opportunity?
Was the HRA debt cap ever really a barrier?
What is the scale of opportunity available to partners to Local Authorities?
Steve Partridge, Director, Savills
The Private Investor
Why is there growing private investment into Affordable Housing in the UK?
Who is involved and what kind of scale are we now seeing?
What is the long-term investment capacity of this market and where do we see the growth areas?
How do Institutional Investors view the Affordable and Social Housing Markets?
What kind of deals and structures are being used?
How can investor confidence be further developed to towards it’s full potential?
Helen Collins, Head of Housing Consultancy, Savills
The Rise of For Profit Providers
How has the market developed in recent year?
Who are the key players and what is their motivation for registering an FPRP?
What’s involved in registering and operating an FPRP? What types of developers and investors could benefit most?
What are the governance expectations of the Regulator of Social Housing?
How are FPRP’s funded & what kind of joint ventures are possible?
Where will the FPRP sector be in 5 years time?
Robert Beiley, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins
What is the role of the small & medium Housing Association?
What is the potential for this market?
How can partnerships boost delivery?
Tonia Secker, Partner – Head of Housing, Trowers & Hamlins
Looking at the Housebuilder & Developer Perspective
How important is the affordable housing sector to housebuilders and developers?
What are the key opportunities and challenges to successful partnerships?
Is MMC becoming mainstream – what are the benefits?
What are Housebuilders looking for in a JV and what can they bring to the party?
Why is innovation so important going forward, in order to deliver successful partnerships and much needed housing?
Kate Ives, Development Director, Wates
Questions for Steve, Helen, Robert, Tonia & Kate
1.15pm – Networking Lunch Session
Case Studies of New Housing Investment & Delivery Models
Demonstrating real life Investment & Joint Venture Structures that Enable Delivery – How are they funded, who is involved, how are they delivered and what is delivered?
(10 minutes per case study followed by panel questions)
Case Study One
Meridian Water – Partnership opportunities in large scale Regeneration
What is the key to successful Private/Public collaboration?
How are such relationships evolving in today’s housing market?
Peter George, Assistant Director – Regeneration & Planning, Enfield Council
Case Study Two
Placemaking in collaboration to unlock regeneration and growth on land around railways and transport hubs.
What kind of partnerships are being formed across the UK and where are the opportunities for stake holders and joint ventures?
Steven Tomlinson, Station Development Manager, LCR Property (London & Continental Railways)
Case Study Three
How is Stoke innovating to actually get housing delivered?
What are the local authority looking to deliver themselves?
What kind of public private partnerships can be used to boost delivery?
How important is collaboration to delivery in the modern era?
Carl Brazier, Director of Housing & Customer Services at Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Case Study Four
Evera (East of England) – understanding how Housing Associations can work together to deliver housing on a larger scale
What are the advantages of such partnerships, what can be delivered and how do you set them up?
Claire Higgins, Chief Executive, Cross Keys Homes TBC
The 2020 Investor Panel Session – What is the potential of the UK Affordable Housing Investment Market?
What is attracting the new entrants into the market?
What sort of investments are they looking for and why?
Where does this fit in with other Residential Investments?
Where is the money coming from?
How can an investor make shared ownership stock work as an investment?
What kind of deals and structures are investors looking for in Affordable Housing?
What is the investor view of JVs with Housing Associations and Local Authorities?
What are the biggest challenges to investing in affordable housing and how can these be overcome?
How do they see this market evolving?
Social Housing REITS – how do they operate and where is the potential growth in this area?
Pete Redman, Managing Director - Property, Resi Capital Management
Simon Century, Head of Affordable Housing, Legal & General
Shamez Alibhai, Managing Director & Head of Community Housing, Man Group
Annabel Harmsworth, Investment Manager, M&G Real Estate
Rod Cahill, Chief Executive, Sage Housing
Helen Collins, Head of Housing Consultancy, Savills (Chair)
Understanding evolving funding models for Housing Associations
How are things evolving & where are they going?
How will HA’s maintain capacity for new supply going forward?
What role does grant and Homes England/GLA play?
How does Hyde see the future relationship with investors developing?
Peter Denton, Chief Executive, The Hyde Group
Impact Investing and ESG in the Affordable Housing Sector
How can the Affordable Housing sector become more sustainable and demonstrate stronger social & environmental credentials?
What is needed to make the sector more attractive for impact investing and sustainable investment?
Why is this now more important to investors and how is this growing?
What is evolving across Europe and what is the potential?
How can we make UK Affordable Housing Models sustainable in the long term?
Dr. Mathias Hain, Managing Director, Ritterwald
Questions for Peter & Mathias
Closing remarks from Chair
Close & Networking Drinks for Speakers & Attendees
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This event is also eligible for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit
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