Homes for Cathy Annual Conference 2022


10 October 2022

Returning for the first time since 2019, the much awaited Homes for Cathy annual conference is the must attend event for members, uniting sector leaders and practitioners for informed debate and discussion to end homelessness. The conference will coincide with World Homeless Day on 10 October 2022, a global focus on the issues of homelessness and inadequate housing.

Key topics include:

  • National homelessness picture & key drivers behind homelessness in 2022
  • Allocations and statutory homelessness obligations including findings of allocations research project
  • The success of formal partnerships to meet the needs of all homeless people across communities
  • Partnership working to tackle migrant homelessness and a lived experience account of facing homelessness with no recourse to public funds
  • New approaches in supported housing: What works to help people move on from homelessness?
  • Innovations in tenancy sustainment – ensuring tenants can stay in their homes

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

  • Lord Bob Kerslake
  • Jo Richardson – President, Chartered Institute of Housing
  • Kate Henderson – CEO, National Housing Federation
  • Matt Downie – CEO, Crisis

Why attend?

  • Meet with chief executives, board members and leaders wanting to find solutions and strategies to end homelessness
  • Take part in informed debate and discussion around best practices
  • Learn about how others have successfully implemented the Homes for Cathy commitments


18 Smith Square, London SW1


“As housing and support providers, we must respond to the appalling numbers of families in temporary accommodation and rough sleepers. There is real enthusiasm amongst our members for putting tackling homelessness at the heart of their social purpose and priorities.”

— David Bogle, Chairman, Homes for Cathy