Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has today (25 June 2019) reappointed Sir Edward Lister as Chair of Homes England, the government’s housing accelerator.
The appointment term is for 3 years and follows the completion of Sir Edward Lister’s previous 3-year term as Chair of the agency.
Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP said:
This government is committed to delivering 300,000 homes a year to ensure everyone across the country has access to a decent, affordable, secure place to call home.
Sir Edward has brought his experience, influence and thoughtfulness to bear in helping us to bring real change to the housing market, and so I am delighted to reappoint him as Chair of Homes England.
Homes England Chair Sir Edward Lister said:
Homes England has set out an ambitious mission to respond to the housing challenges across England and I am proud to have been reappointed as its Chairman.
I look forward to continuing this work with colleagues across the business and with the wider housing sector, big and small, to deliver the homes this country needs.