Build Better, Live Better – Delivering affordable homes now

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Build Better, Live Better – Delivering affordable homes now

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join The Academy of Urbanism for a day seminar, in two sessions:
Session 1: 10:00-12:00
Session 2: 14:00-16:00 (BST)

This one day seminar, in two sessions, aims to address future affordable housing challenges to create room for discussion on how the delivery of affordable homes can address the housing crisis and contribute in creating better neighbourhoods. Even before the crisis, The Academy of Urbanism had highlighted the need to rethink the delivery of affordable housing and to work towards improving the current living environments and neighbourhoods. In 2019 the Academy published a policy document on the Housing Crisis. The immediate and severe effect of the pandemic has exposed the already visible social and economic relevance of shortage in affordable homes. In times like these, a discussion with a focus on providing stable, decent-quality and affordable housing is absolutely essential.

This event will explore a range of national and local authority policies, and community-led affordable housing models from England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and Europe. Through a combination of presentations and panel discussions we seek to understand how the different regions and nations are responding to the emerging housing needs and how this will affect their current policies on housing and urban development.

Speakers to be announced…


Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite for the full day or individual sessions. Session 1 takes place 10:00-12:00 and Session 2 takes place and 14:00-16:00. Prices listed below exclude VAT.

Day Ticket Session 1 Session 2
Academicians £25 £15 £15
Individual Members £30 £20 £20
Young Urbanists £5 £5 £5
Non-Members £35 £25 £25

A special offer to join the Academy
As a special introductory deal, buy a ‘Day Ticket + 12-months AoU Individual Membership’ to this event and pay only £30 (including VAT), for 12-months individual Membership of the Academy – normally £60 (including VAT). Just select the ‘Day Ticket + 12-months AoU Individual Membership’.

For any queries regarding this event please contact Olga Gaitani on [email protected].

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September 2
10:00 am - 4:00 pm