Housing Matters podcast: What can housing associations do to help address the homelessness crisis?

In this episode, Katie Teasdale is joined by Sarah-Jane Gay who leads on our homelessness work.

5 August 2019

Katie interviews John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support at Riverside, and Chair of our homelessness steering group, and Vandemar Baster about his experience of homelessness. Sarah-Jane interviews Tracey Lees, Chief Executive of Wandle Housing Association about Homes for Cathy, a group of housing associations formed in the 1960s, who came together in 2016 to mark the 50th anniversary of Ken Loach's 1966 film Cathy Come Home to highlight the continuing needs of homeless people. 


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