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Responsible Business Seminar Series: Social enterprises, empty homes, social housing and hybrid organisations

Northumbria University


Newcastle Business School Responsible Business Research Group presents

Research & Practice Seminar Series 2017

Social enterprises, empty homes, social housing and hybrid organisations

Tuesday 24 October, 3pm - 5pm (refreshments from 2.30pm)


Prof. David Mullins, Professor of Housing Policy and leads the Housing and Communities Research Group at the School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham

Dr Alex Gillett, Lecturer in Marketing, The York Management School

Kim Loader, Lecturer in Public Finance, The York Management School

How can intractable social problems (such as those related to housing) be solved in an ethical way? What is the role of social enterprises and so-called ‘hybrid organizations’ in dealing with the need for social housing, and yet the existence of empty homes? In this research seminar we have two presentations on this exciting and relevant topic. First, Professor David Mullins will discuss how policy support has been secured for community-based housing solutions to empty homes. Second, Dr Alex Gillett and Kim Loader will analyse a case study of collaboration in an empty homes partnership involving ‘hybrid organizations’ and other partners.

View the event flyer with further details here.

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Northumbria University
Corporate Hub & Room 116
Business & Law Building, City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne


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