The Rural Housing Alliance is made up of housing association Members who are supported by the Rural Services Network, in collaboration with the National Housing Federation.

Key individuals from the Rural Housing Alliance include:

Angela Gascoigne, Chairman, Rural Housing Alliance
Angela is CEO of SHAL, a community housing association based in Bridgwater, Somerset. She has worked in the housing sector since 1981 in local authorities and housing associations across England and Wales and as an independent consultant. She has held several NED positions and was Chair of Llamau, the leading Welsh homelessness charity working with young people during a period of significant change. She is currently Chair of Somerset Early Help Strategic Commissioning Board.

Gail Teasdale, Vice-Chairman, Rural Housing Alliance
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Andy Dean, Administrator, the Rural Housing Alliance
Andy provides secretariat services to the Rural Housing Alliance on behalf of its partnership with the Rural Services Network where he is a Consultant, which involves leading on housing issues.

Patrick Merton-Jones, Rural Lead, Rural Housing Alliance
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Another supporter of affordable rural homes is HRH The Princess Royal, who has helped the Rural Housing Alliance raise awareness of the need for village homes that benefit local people by speaking at and attending a range of events.  To find out more, download HRH The Princess Royal’s message in support of the Rural Housing Alliance.