Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham took time our of his busy schedule to officially open the National Housing Federation’s 2019 Board Conference in February on behalf of the event’s sponsors Greater Manchester Housing Providers.

In opening the event, the Andy Burnham praised the work of the partnership in the support they have provided in delivering many of the Mayor’s priorities.

In the speech, Andy Burnham commented: “I’ve been blown away by how GMHP have stepped forward to not only talk housing, but to talk communities, to talk people, to talk health and social care and training. It’s a great thing to see how the sector sees itself at the heart of strong communities and so much more than the providers of bricks and mortar.”

In July 2018, GMHP launched its manifesto, ‘Our Ambition to Deliver‘, outlining the commitment of the partnership to tackle key housing challenges facing the region, including; building more homes, reducing pressures on health and social care, investing in 1,000 apprentice opportunities, supporting the Greater Manchester economy and tackling homelessness.

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