is a full time member of staff and his position involves negotiating the voluntary acquisition of leaseholders homes where they are affected by Westminster City Council regeneration at Ebury Estate. Anton has 8 years’ experience in property negotiation. He works with lessees to find them an alternative home that suits their needs, as well as identifying properties for Westminster Community Homes to purchase which are then offered to affected residents as a decant or permanent rehousing solution.
Ian is a recent addition to Westminster Community Homes and his position involves negotiating the voluntary acquisition of leaseholder’s homes where they are affected by Westminster City Council regeneration projects.
Ian has 20 years experience working in Housing, including working with residents on sites due for demolition. He now works with leaseholders on to Church Street, a Westminster City Council renewal area to assess their re-housing priorities and work with them to facilitate the acquisition of suitable alternative accommodation. Ian will guide the lessee through the whole process, from advising what options are available through to the move to their new home.
Stock Refresh Programme Manager
worked for Westminster Community from the set up of the organisation until 2018. She has returned to Westminster Community Homes as a consultant to carry out a Stock Refresh project which involves a stock analysis and overhaul to ensure future requirements around fire safety, ventilation, energy performance certificates and electrical certification are met. In addition, Faith is conducting a review of the housing stock by age, to consider any other necessary improvement works.
Faith is also working for Westminster City Council managing the lessee negotiation carried out by Westminster Community Homes on the Ebury Bridge estate.
The Board has five members, all nominated by the City Council. This Board controls all activities carried out by Westminster Community Homes.
Current Board Members are:
Cllr Susie Burbridge - Deputy Cabinet Member for Housing
Thomas Harding - WCC Head of Westminster Employment Service
Olivia Harris - Dolphin Living CEO
James Green - WCC Senior Development Manager and WOC Board Member
Dermot Moloney - Housing Programme Director
The composition of The Board brings an excellent combination of local knowledge, business, financial expertise, resident perspective and commitment.
The Board meets four times a year with further one off meetings as required on specific topics. To ensure that the business continues to go forward efficiently between board meetings, E reports on urgent items are produced as required. These reports and the decisions are then reported formally at the next available board meeting.
WCH is being assisted by advisors who are specialists in their field.
Devonshire's provides this service to Westminster Community Homes.
Jones Avens have been appointed by Westminster Community Homes as auditors since 2011.