2005 community gateway model - beeker

I was one of the founders of the Confederation of Co-operative Housing, we were always on the lookout for ways of giving more people access to the benefits of being in control of their own communities. Over beer at the conference one year Nic and I set about trying to work out how the Right to Manage could be carried over into these new huge housing associations being created as a result of council housing stock transfer. It became reality on Preston in 2005