Do you want to make a difference to local housing and homelessness policy? Have you previously been homeless or worked with homeless households?
If so why not bring your lived experience, time and passion and help us reform and improve the cities housing and homelessness polices.
We have been scrutinising and developing Housing and Homelessness Policies since 2016. Championing The Homeless Bill of Rights UK Campaign and uniting local housing activists for positive change
Brighton and Hove Housing Coalition: Our Story
United in 2017

Brighton and Hove Housing Coalition started in 2016 when Brighton and Hove’s Homelessness Crisis got so bad people were taking their own lives and speaking out in the press. Steve Parry our Chairman set out to bring together activists and those with lived homelessness experience, housing legal experts, on the ground volunteers, charity workers to build a coalition of change….

We officially formed in 2017

Brighton and Hove Housing Coalition started in 2016 when Brighton and Hove’s Homelessness Crisis got so bad people were taking their own lives and speaking out in the press. Steve Parry our Chairman set out to bring together activists and those with lived homelessness experience, housing legal experts, on the ground volunteers, charity workers to build a coalition of change….

Our Story

What We Do ?

Like the image to the right we not only work with other groups and organisations but we are also actively engaged in mentoring, helping other resident led campaigns with campaigning and lobbying. For example the Brighton General Hospital Campaign is a vital one for the city and one Brighton and Hove Housing Coalition are proud to continue supporting until we achieve the aims including; a community led project which provides housing for those in need at social rents. 

Brighton and Hove Housing Coalition have a constitution which sets out our organisations aims and objectives.

1000's

The Number of Vulnerable People

Our advocates and member organisations have helped

Help us raise £500

Please Donate To help Brighton and Hove Housing Coalition with Administration Costs

1 in 30

Children In Brighton and Hove

Are currently living in Temporary Accommodation

0ver 15,000

Petition Signatures

News & Updates

Housing Allocation Policy: What do you make of it?

Housing allocation policies can be long and confusing documents to get our heads around and seeing as the coalition keeps
Demanding Changes and a rethink in policy to invest not sell off our land

David Thomas Leading on Legal Matters

David Thomas our Legal Officer was recently invited as a guest lecturer by the Warwick University School of Law. After

Upcoming Events

05Nov

Housing Coalition Executive Zoom Meeting

11:00 am - 12:30 pmVirtual Event – Brighton Housing Coalition Executive Meeting Nov 2021
16Dec

Coalition Committee

  • Maria Garrett-Goch

    Opsafe Brighton and Hove, Founding Coalition Executive Member. (Campaigner and Advocate)
  • Jim Deans

    Sussex Homeless Support, Street Kitchen, Founding Coalition Executive Member
  • David Thomas Showing Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

    David Thomas

    Legal Officer, UK Homeless Bill of Rights Campaign Founder, Housing Lawyer. Coalition Executive Member. Trainer via Law For Life
  • Barry Hughes Chair Brighton & Hove Housing Coalition

    Barry Hughes

    Chair, Sylvan Hall Residents Association, Board Member Seaside Community Homes, Resource Centre and Founding Executive Coalition Executive Member
  • David Croydon

    Finance Officer, Leaseholder Action Group, Founding Coalition Executive Member
  • John Hadman

    Veteran Campaigner with lived homelessness experience
  • Daniel Harris

    Web Services, ETHRAG, Founding Coalition Executive Member (Campaigner and Advocate Lived Homelessness Experience)

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