- Published: 14 April 2016 14 April 2016
Saturday 16 April, 2016
9.30 for) 10.00am to 1.00pm
Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh
More affordable housing is necessary for the survival of the Old Town as a living neighbourhood.
This seminar will address the following questions:
- What does the census tell us about the permanent residents of the Old Town?
- How much affordable housing is needed and how is it being provided elsewhere in the city?
- What role can housing associations and the city play in the provision of affordable housing in the Old Town?
Speakers will include:
James Stockard – Professor of Social Housing, Harvard University (currently visiting Fulbright Scholar at Glasgow School of Art)
Andrew Jackson – Head of Public Affairs, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
Elaine Scott – Programme Manager, 21st Century Homes, City of Edinburgh Council
Neil Simpson – Director, Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust