The CIH Housing Conference in Manchester highlighted some of the biggest challenges currently facing the sector, and there is a collective passion to drive forward positive change, despite the complex and ambiguous overall environment.
The conversations around the tenant experience and building a sustainable future are bringing up some difficult questions. How are we driving forward the changes needed to ensure our industry standards are highly regarded? How do we address the biggest challenges, including tenant feedback, retrofitting, difficult-to-improve existing housing stock, energy poverty and decarbonisation? How do we attract the right people into the sector to address the ever-growing technological skills gap?
Thought Leadership Collective
The conference is a fantastic way to bring people from across the country together and talk about the things that matter most right now in housing, as well as building valuable connections. But how do we continue the conversations and carry on the good work throughout the year?
Since hybrid working has been cemented across our modern work environments, it has become both more difficult and more necessary to bring together meaningful thought leadership spaces which help the decision makers of the sector to drive through impactful change.
Greenacre’s Executive and Director level collaborative thought spaces have been taking shape through our online networking sessions, seeking to understand, offer workable solutions to, and instigate shared best practice in safe spaces for the collective challenges being faced across the sector, where creative, innovative ideas and strategies can thrive.
We use this knowledge and awareness as a directional tool in how we feed energy into the industry as a whole, through our C – Suit level projects and collaborations, our leadership development programmes and our industry-wide recruitment processes.
As a leading industry contributor, we want to make the work we do impactful, relevant and driven by the collective forces that make up our sector. Listening and learning is key to our success, and we have continued to operate as an intuitive business, with an ear to the ground on the future direction of the continuing evolution in housing recruitment, leadership and workplace transformation. Talk to us about your organisational strategic direction and where it fits into the bigger picture.