Lucy has over 20 years experience working in housing and homelessness in operational and strategic roles with local government, regional government and the housing association sector.

She is currently employed by London & Quadrant Housing Trust in a policy role where she has oversight of risks presented by welfare reform and devising strategies to respond to resident vulnerability.

Until 2015, Lucy worked for London Borough of Camden in a range of varied housing policy roles. Her career with Camden started in the Housing Advice Centre where she specialised in advising private tenants who were threatened with homelessness or suffered disrepair. This role would include duty representation at the Central London County Court, defending possession claims.

In more recent years, Lucy worked for Camden’s Housing Strategy Unit where she was responsible for developing housing policy, responding to government consultation and delivering service improvements. Key projects included leading the stakeholder consultation into changes to Camden’s Housing Allocation Scheme and a project to improve regulatory data returns.

In 2015, Lucy was the lead for developing licencing and compliance policy for the Mayor’s London Rental Standard on behalf of the GLA.

Lucy is a Catholic and attends a Church in Beckenham, South East London. She raises awareness of housing issues and homelessness within the Church and will support vulnerable parishoners in housing need on a pro-bono consultancy basis.

November 2016