EHN news

Welcome to incoming Executive

With no contention for Executive places, those people nominated were returned unopposed and without the need for an election (phew!).

At its last meeting in July, the Executive voted a huge thank you to Matt Smith of Birmingham City Council (pictured left) for his two-year stint as Chair, a period that included continuing growth for the Empty Homes Network despite the cuts and was also brightened by probably the two best national Conferences that EHN has ever run. Matt's steadying influence has been invaluable during a challenging time.

Empty Homes Network pinterest page created

There is now an Empty Homes Network pinterest webpage which will provide a useful hub of links to stories and projects elsewhere on the web as well as to features on our own website.

We welcome new followers - just click one of the "follow" buttons on our pinterest webpage....which is

Short survey seeks practitioners' views

Adrian White, a student at Plymouth University, is conducting research into housing supply, including the role that can be played by empty homes work, including conversions of redundant commercial space.

This is an interactive online suvey using Smartsurvey. It takes just a couple of minutes to complete and you're encouraged to help Adrian by doing so. We'll report the results in due course when Adrian has analysed them.

You can access the survey here.

Big discount for EHN Full Members on enforcement trainng day

Big discounts are available for EHN Full Members attending the Enforcement Options training day run by Andrew Lavender in St. Albans on the 29th April.

Whilst the normal price is £145 plus VAT, our Full Members can attend for just £110 plus VAT. This follows in the footsteps of Chris Skinner, whose CPO course last year also offered substantial discounts to our Full Members.