Housing and Health: Working in Partnership
- 08:30 - 15:30
- The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Karen is the Chief Executive of Southway Housing Trust, a community based housing provider and social business based in South Manchester. Southway has a strong commitment to providing high quality affordable homes in desirable neighbourhoods, whilst also making best use of our assets to improve the prosperity and well-being of local residents and contributing to the growth and reform agenda in Greater Manchester. Southway has an ambitious development programme and will increase the number of homes in our target areas over the next 10 years.
Karen has worked in a wide range of housing related roles in a number of local authorities across Greater Manchester, and led the set up of Berneslai Homes, an ALMO in Barnsley. In more recent years she has worked in the RP sector for Eastlands Homes and later joined Southway Housing Trust in 2007 as part of a stock transfer process.