Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester, will is to reveal his vision for the private rental sector to a Residential Landlords Association conference this month.
Burnham will talk to the Future Renting North conference in Manchester.
The former cabinet minister and Greater Manchester MP vowed to tackle the housing crisis in the region as one of his key election promises and has also spoken of plans to create a Good Landlord Scheme “better regulate private rented sector landlords.”
He will be the headline speaker, while others will address delegates on issues including the Housing and Planning Act, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, welfare reform and tax, with breakout sessions on topics ranging from architectural design to PropTech.
The one-day conference is the second date in the RLA’s new events programme, which follows on from the Future Renting Wales event in Cardiff last year, which was attended by more than 200 delegates.
The Manchester conference is to be held on April 24 at the ciity’s Concorde Conference Centre in Manchester, with delegates also given the opportunity to take a free tour of the iconic aircraft.
Letting agency owners are welcome, the association says. You can find more details here.