Golden Lane Housing featured in Close to Home, a programme premiered at the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Housing 2019 national conference in Manchester.
It explores issues surrounding the housing sector and celebrates success stories. It is produced by CIH and ITN Productions and introduced by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky.
Adrian Watson a tenant living in a supported living property in Birmingham features in the programme. Since moving into his own flat he has worked one day a week in a community café run by the support provider Precious Homes. Adrian says “It makes me feel good – proud that I’ve got my own gaff, my own flat at last”.
John Verge, Golden Lane Housing’s chief executive said, “The film shows examples of the innovative and flexible solutions Golden Lane Housing is able to offer people with a learning disability, their families and commissioners. We are proud to work with families, commissioners and support providers to continue to develop more and more opportunities across the UK each year to enable people to build their lives in their communities.”