'Working together in homelessness and its prevention: the role of housing associations and local authorities'

previous meeting

07/03/2019 06:00pm-08:00pm
@ Trowers & Hamlins, London

SHLA is pleased to confirm the speakers for this seminar will be Natalie Sturrock, Head of Housing from Hightown Housing Association and joining her will be Mathew McDermott, barrister at 42 Bedford Row.

Overview of the HRA 2017

Mathew will start the evening dealing with a broad, 'recap-style' overview of what the preventative measures in respect of homelessness in the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 are. Mathew will look to summarise what has been introduced with time for Q&A’s before handing over to Natalie.

Hightown and Homes for Cathy

Natalie will focus from an association perspective on Hightown’s 'on the ground' experience of what they are doing in respect of preventative work, with a particular emphasis on its Homes for Cathy group.

SHLA Chair for this seminar Elizabeth England, barrister at 42 Bedford Row


Trowers & Hamlins is located in 3, Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8YZ and the closest Tube stations are Barbican, Moorgate, Old Street and Liverpool Street.


Thursday 7th March 2019 - 6.30pm - 8.00pm
(Registration, Networking and food & beverages from 6.00pm - 6.30pm)

Admission and CPD points

£15 (SHLA members)

£30 (non SHLA members)

£10 (trainees & pupils who are SHLA members)

Law Society, Bar Standards Board: 1½ CPD hours

(CPD hours subject to approval by professional standards bodies)


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