Posts by Jeremy Porteus

Until 2011, Jeremy was the National Programme Lead for Housing at the Department of Health (DH) and responsible for its £227 million Extra Care Housing capital investment fund.

Since leaving the DH, Jeremy has established the highly-respected Housing LIN. He is a member of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia Health and Social Care Champion’s Group and is also Chair of the Homes and Communities Agency’s Vulnerable and Older People’s Advisory Group (the government social housing investment body in England). He is the author of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People’s inquiry reports, ‘Living Well at Home’ and ‘Housing our Ageing Population: Plan for Implementation (HAPPI2)’. He was recently engaged again by the APPG as Secretariat to write the new HAPPI3 inquiry report, Housing our Ageing Population: Positive Ideas, which looked into the future use of technology to support independent living. This was launched in June 2016.

Jeremy is also a Fellow of the NIHR Social Services Care Research team and a member of their Impact Working Group.

Twitter: @HousingLIN