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EHN Conference 2024: Speakers & Sessions Announced

February 5, 2024

With only a few months to go until the EHN National Conference 2024, The Empty Homes Network are excited to announce the line-up of speakers and session topics for this year’s event.

Taking place on Wednesday 22nd May 2024, we return to The Studio, Birmingham, after our successful return to an in-person format in 2023.

We are pleased to share with our delegates the complete list of sessions and speakers, who will be sharing their knowledge, experience and expertise throughout the day. These include:

‘Empty Homes: A Criminal Waste or a Criminal Enterprise?’

Neil Tonge, Wigan Council

‘Making Homes from Houses: How to use Section 106 funding to tackle empty homes’

Erin Molloy, Preston City Council

‘Housing and Hoarding: How to support tenants with hoarding behaviours’

Kayley Hyman, Holistic Hoarding

‘Enforcement Pending: Working towards a voluntary solution whilst preparing for a successful CPO’

Rachel Garwood & Jennifer Batten, NPLaw

‘Using data and statistics to recognise the value of bringing empty homes back into use’

Rebecca Moore, Action on Empty Homes

Enforcement Surgery Q&A

Andrew Lavender, Housing Training and Law Consultancy Ltd

The full line up of speakers, sessions and their synopses can be viewed on our dedicated Conference page HERE.

We are also excited to see the return of our on the day 1-2-1 surgery sessions, where you will be able to discuss your CPO and Enforced Sale case specifics with legal experts, in conjunction with our partners at NPLaw and Bevan Brittan LLP.

Compulsory Purchase Surgery: 1-2-1 Appointments


Enforced Sale Surgery: 1-2-1 Appointments

Bevan Brittan LLP

To secure your place at this year’s only national empty homes event, visit our Conference webpage here, and download the Conference 2024 Booking form.