In the latest episode of Montfort’s PropCast, Peter Freeman – Argent founder and current chair of Homes England and the Cambridge Delivery Group – speaks to our managing director of real estate and ESG, Andrew Teacher, about his vision for building more social housing, supercharging Cambridge into the UK’s Silicon Valley, and how public space is crucial for keeping communities onside.
“Churchill described housing as the first of the social services,” Freeman says. “Although housing is not quite the NHS and the education system, where 85% of funding comes from the state, ultimately it is so critically important to have good homes and enough homes, that the state has to take some responsibility for it.”
Read more and listen to the episode via Property Week: https://www.propertyweek.com/video-and-podcasts/peter-freeman-argent-founder-and-homes-england-chair-tells-propcast-about-how-cambridge-can-supercharge-britain/5126739.article
Chair of Homes England and the Cambridge Delivery Group
Managing Director of Real Estate and ESG
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