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Professor Jo Richardson

Professor of Housing & Social Inclusion and Vice President - De Montfort University and Chartered Institute of Housing

Jo Richardson is Professor of Housing and Social Inclusion at De Montfort University, Leicester, she is also vice president of the Chartered Institute of Housing. Before her academic career, Jo worked as a housing practitioner for a local authority and a housing association.  For the last twenty years, Jo has undertaken a variety of research funded by a range of funding councils, charities and public bodies. Her current research focus is on accommodation-led approaches to preventing and solving homelessness, and this will be at the heart of her CIH presidential campaign from June 2021. You can follow Jo on Twitter @socialhousing and further details about her research can be found here: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/about-dmu/academic-staff/business-and-law/jo-richardson/jo-richardson.aspx