Meet our highly skilled and experienced team of experts.
Danny Key BA MCIH – Director
Danny has successfully assisted numerous organisations in significantly increasing their proper housing and support revenue entitlements. This includes constructing claims, undertaking appeals, rent setting, review and reallocation. He has been extraordinarily successful in optimising organisations’ finances and improving the quality, cost-effectiveness and efficiency of their Housing Benefits revenue management.
He is increasingly recognised as a national authority on Housing Benefits Regulations and has appeared for clients at numerous Tribunals and Social Security Commissioner’s hearings.
Danny is increasingly involved in work with private capital providers investing in supported and sheltered housing.
Kris Key BSc – Revenue Consultant
Kris has particular expertise in Housing Benefits Regulations and the optimisation of revenue streams in general. He provides a significant element of the “back office” work associated with Housing Benefits optimisation. Kris has strong IT and technical skills which are geared to the needs of our sector.
Steven Walton MBA
Steven is a focused and innovative Housing Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the Social Housing sector for approximately 18 years. Specialising in Housing Management, ASB and Neighbourhood Safety Management and Older Persons Housing and Care Services.
Steven also advises on the structural compliance of Supported Housing arrangements, rent setting and liaising with the local Housing Benefit Administration Authority.
Liam Bradley LL.B PG Dip – Legal Representative
Liam has previously worked for a housing and welfare benefits charity providing free legal advice on debt, housing and welfare benefit issues. He has successfully defended many clients in possession proceedings concerning tenants in local authority accommodation and applications involving mortgage providers. He also has significant experience in negotiation and a strong belief that it is better to achieve the right outcome through consent as a first resort.
Liam has worked as a consultant to a number of housing associations and their providers of supported accommodation. He has also successfully represented landlords at Residential Property Tribunals in relation to Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation, Prohibition Orders and Improvement Notices in proceedings against local authorities.
Liam also has significant experience in representing individuals and landlords for housing benefit appeals in the Social Entitlement Chamber with a strong focus on appeals concerning “exempt accommodation”.
Introduction The National Statement of Expectations for Supported Housing (NSE) was finally published on 20 October 2020, five years after the 2015 Comprehensive Spending Review suggested regulatory and oversight changes were needed, although in 2018 the government >>>
Exempt Accommodation, Welfare Reform and Vulnerable Tenants
Everything was extremely useful. I like to hear about the updated case law and how things are changing. Also like to hear other delegates examples and the responses to their difficulties. Support solutions are excellent.
K.B- Jephson Housing Association