Jeremy Porteus

Founder and Director
@ Housing Learning Improvement Network (LIN)

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  • Bio

Until 2011, Jeremy was the National Programme Lead for Housing at the Department of Health (DH) and responsible for its £227million Extra Care Housing capital investment fund.
Since leaving the DH, Jeremy has established the highly-respected Housing LIN. He is a member of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia Health and Social Care Champion’s Group and is also Chair of the Homes and Communities Agency’s Vulnerable and Older People’s Advisory Group (the government social housing investment body in England). He is the author of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People’s inquiry reports, ‘Living Well at Home’ and ‘Housing our Ageing Population: Plan for Implementation (HAPPI2)’.

He was recently engaged again by the APPG as Secretariat to write the new HAPPI3 inquiry report, Housing our Ageing Population: Positive Ideas, which looked into the future use of technology to support independent living. This was launched in June 2016. is also a Fellow of the NIHR Social Services Care Research team and a member of their Impact Working Group, the Housing LIN


A signatory of the Health & Housing Memorandum of Understanding, the Housing LIN is a sophisticated network bringing together housing, health and social care professionals in England and Wales to exemplify innovative housing solutions for an ageing population.

Recognised by government and industry as a leading ‘knowledge hub’ on specialist housing, our online and regional networked activities:

  • connect people, ideas and resources to inform and improve the range of housing choices that enable older and disabled people live independently
  • provide intelligence on latest funding, research, policy and practice developments, and
  • raise the profile of specialist housing with developers, commissioners and providers to plan, design and deliver aspirational housing for an ageing population


    Web: www.housinglin.org.uk Twitter: @HousingLIN
  • My Previous Events

  • Housing and Health: Working in Partnership

    • 10-05-2017
    • 08:30 - 15:30
    • The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester