Nominations open for Andy Ludlow homelessness awards
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Nominations have opened for the prestigious Andy Ludlow Awards, with a first prize of £30,000 for innovative and effective ideas that make a positive difference for homeless people. There are also prizes of £15,000 and £10,000.
The awards are funded by the London Housing Foundation, Shelter and all of the London boroughs. London Councils runs the awards on their behalf. Housing directors at London’s local authorities established the awards in 1999 in memory of Andy Ludlow, a compassionate and popular former director of housing and social services in the London Borough of Haringey, who died at age 51.
Entries by noon on Thursday 15th May. See www.andyludlowawards.org.uk
London Council’s executive member for housing, Mayor Sir Steve Bullock, said: "The Andy Ludlow Awards have greatly encouraged ingenuity and pace in London's housing sector, rewarding achievement and promoting innovation. The awards highlight the human face of London's housing crisis, while celebrating the individuals who work so hard to help others across London."