Paul Smith was appointed as Cabinet member for Housing in May 2016. He has worked in the housing sector since 1989, mainly for housing associations, including as Director of Consultancy for Heart of England Housing Group in the West Midlands andmorerecently as Head of Intelligence and Insight for Aster Group based in Wiltshire. Paul is charged with meeting the new build development of 2,000 homes per year by 2020 of which 800 should be affordable, overseeing the management of the council’s 27,000 homes, private sector regulation and reducing homelessness. Paul is a board member of Connexus Housing Group and the Advisory Panel of the Housing Ombudsman.


Councillor Paul Smith


Cabinet Minister for Housing,

Bristol City Council

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