Richard Best

Chairman of the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications

HRF Publication: People, Care and Work in the Home
Experts Meeting: The Home in a Digital Age 
Conference: A Home: A place of growth, care and wellbeing
Policy Event: Launch of the Intergenerational Living Report

Lord Richard Best chairs the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications, co-chairs the All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People, chairs the Council of The Property Ombudsman, co-chairs the Home Office’s Landlords Consultative Group and the Empty Homes Group of the APPG on Housing and Planning. He has been President of the Local Government Association and Chair of Hanover Housing Association. He was previously chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and, before that, the National Housing Federation. Currently he is preparing to pilot the Homelessness Reduction Private Member’s Bill through the House of Lords.