Upcoming Events

NLGN Fringe Programme at LGA 2017
NLGN Fringe Programme at LGA 2017
3-5 July 2017

At the LGA Conference this year NLGN will be covering topics ranging from commercialism and leadership to a new approach to delivering library services. We will also host an event exploring NLGN’s changemaking vision of local government; which we recently published a think piece on.

Collaborating for Better Housing
Collaborating for Better Housing 10:30am – 13:00pm
Thursday 22 June 2017

Councils and housing associations have shared interests in increasing housing supply, but each face shared and individual challenges to doing so. As a result, they are both proactively looking for new ways to deliver homes, including collaborating to improve the quantity and quality of homes built.

Current Research

A collaborative future for housing associations and councils
A collaborative future for housing associations and councils

NLGN is working with the National Housing Federation on a project that will set out proposals for maximising impact in the future and delivering more homes, more quickly. This research will be a useful resource for housing associations and local authorities alike to develop their own plans for future joint working.

The future of London civil society: A strategic dialogue between local government and the funding community
The future of London civil society: A strategic dialogue between local government and the funding community

A few London authorities have sought imaginative ways to actively reshape their relationship with civil society, and some VCS organisations have responded positively. But on the whole, it is widely accepted that there is a leadership vacuum on this issue. This NLGN project will spark a high-level discussion about the future relationship between the two sectors.