CT Brief 56 – Ireland edition

We are really pleased to bring you the new CT Brief 56 – Ireland edition, our fourth issue of CT Brief Ireland!

Following last year’s change of government in the Republic, significant changes are being progressed to help tackle the housing crisis, with a new Affordable Housing Act, the housing policy statement Housing for All, and the establishment of a new regulator for Approved Housing Bodies.

In the North, the Northern Ireland Housing Executive has turned 50 years old, but needs significant reinvestment in its homes, while it is hoped that next year’s Stormont elections will lead to a renewed policy focus on housing. Meanwhile, homelessness continues to be a major problem, with thousands of people affected north and south.

This edition features contributions from the north and south of the island of Ireland, including the Housing Agency, the AHBs Regulatory Authority, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, and the housing sector trade bodies ICSH and NIFHA, as well as the Housing Alliance.

We also have articles from individual organisations working on the ground to deliver housing, tackle homelessness and benefit local communities. And for good measure, we finish with several items that are not specific to Ireland, on leading through the pandemic, housing regulation, and engaging residents.

What’s Inside?

  1. Affordable Housing Act 2021 – key measures, John O’Connor, Former CEO, Housing Agency, and Chair-designate, Commission on Housing

  2. Developing regulation – the Approved Housing Bodies Regulatory Authority, Susanna Lyons, CEO, AHBRA

  3. Northern Ireland Housing Executive at 50, Grainia Long, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Housing Executive

  4. Looking forward, Ben Collins, CEO, NIFHA

  5. Rising to the challenge, Karen Murphy, Director of Policy, Irish Council for Social Housing
  6. Housing for All, Camille Loftus, Executive Director, Housing Alliance

  7. Targeting homelessness, David Carroll, CEO, Depaul Ireland

  8. Crisis point, Mark Baillie, Policy and Public Affairs Officer, Council for the Homeless NI
  9. Asset and liability register, Eddie Magowan, Senior Associate Consultant, Campbell Tickell
  10. Strength in numbers, Michael Haynes, CEO, Clanmil
  11. Community-led Development, Padraig Flynn, Director and Researcher, Self-Organised Architecture
  12. Interview with Clare McCarty, Clare McCarty, Group Chief Executive, Clanmil Housing Association & Kathleen McKillion, Senior Associate Consultant, Campbell Tickell
  13. Choosing a home, Ninesh Mutiah, Founder and CEO, Home Connections & Kathleen McKillion, Senior Associate Consultant, Campbell Tickell
  14. Shared insight, Greg Campbell, Partner, Campbell Tickell
  15. 300 In-Depth Assessments and counting, Sue Harvey, Partner, and Annie Field, Consultant Researcher, Campbell Tickell
  16. Hearing residents’ voices, Jon Slade, Director, Campbell Tickell and Darren Hartley, CEO, TAROE Trust


Read the new CT Brief 56 – Ireland edition

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To discuss any topics raised in these articles, contact Zina Smith on: zina.smith@campbeltickell.com

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CT Brief 56 – Ireland edition

We are pleased to bring you the brand new CT Brief 56 - Ireland edition! Read about: Housing regulation, challenges for NI & ROI, homelessness, choice-based lettings & more.

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