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Join us at the launch of the APPG Inquiry into Housing and Employment

Communities that Work is delighted to invite our members and colleagues from across the housing, employment, training and other sectors to attend our joint event with PlaceShapers: IMPROVING OPPORTUNITIES: How to support social housing tenants into sustainable employment

The online event on 20 October, 10-11:30 am, will reveal the findings, solutions and recommendations of the parliamentary inquiry into Housing and Employment. Led by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Housing and Social Mobility, this national inquiry has examined the barriers social housing residents face in accessing and progressing in work, and identified potential solutions.

Throughout this year, we have worked with our research partners, UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) to facilitate this inquiry on behalf of the APPG, harnessing the evidence and expertise of our members and partners. Panellists from the housing sector as well as parliamentarians will share their responses to the report and audience members will have the opportunity to contribute views and questions.

Communities that Work’s Managing Director, Lynsey Sweeney, said: ” Social housing residents, already disadvantaged in the labour market, are among those hit hardest by the health and economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. We look forward to sharing the recommendations of the APPG Inquiry into Housing and Employment, which we hope will help guide the nation’s roadmap to an inclusive economic recovery and better support social tenants into employment.”

If you have wish to join the event, please email:, or contact if you have any questions.

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