Home Connections Forum & Revive Seminar will be held on 23rd August between 14:45-16:30 at Lipton House, 170 Crown Street, Glasgow G5 9XD.

The programme is open to all social housing professionals, who want to learn about hope, the Homelessness Case Management system and the launch of its smartphone app.

In addition, there will be a presentation about Homefinder UK`s Revive project which focuses on relocating domestic abuse survivors to permanent social housing in a new and safe environment in a different part of the country.

Finally, the guest speaker Ms Leilani Farha, the UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing,  will speak about ‘Is there really a shortage of housing?’ in a skype call.

They will also screen the trailer of “Push – The Film”, the new and upcoming documentary by WG Film and Fredrik Gertten on the global housing crisis, which follows Leilani Farha as she travels the globe trying to understand why we can`t afford living in our cities any longer? Why the costs of urban housing continue to skyrocket?

Programme

14.30 – 14:45 Coffee break, arrivals
15:00 – Welcome Chair & Introductions
15:05 – hope, the Homelessness Case Management System – Ninesh Muthiah, CEO
15:20 – Launch of homelessness smartphone APP – John Manley, Project Manager
15:28 – Revive Project video case study
15:30 – Housing relocation for survivors of Domestic Abuse via the Revive project – Brenda Fraser, Revive Project Manager
15:53 – “PUSH” – trailer of the film about social housing crisis
16:00 – ‘Is there really a shortage of housing?’ – Ms. Leilani Farha, UN Special Rapporteur on adequate housing (skype)
16:15 – Q & A
16:25 – AOB
16:30 – Close

When and Where

Date: 23rd August 2019
Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Lipton House, 170 Crown Street Glasgow, G5 9XD

Booking

This event is for social housing professionals and free to attend. To register your place please email Idiko Mezo,  Ildiko.Mezo@home-connections.co.uk

Further information can be found at www.home-connections.co.uk/un-special-rapporteur-adequate-housing-speak-our-connections-forum-glasgow 

Please note that this is not a SURF event. Please contact the organisers directly with any queries.

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