L&Q's Forums give residents the chance to meet each other and exchange views on specific subjects.

Our current forums are listed below:

LGBT Forum

This is a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents who meet to discuss housing issues affecting LGBT residents. The group recommends improvements to L&Q policies and services. 

Eligibility criteria:

  • You need to be a L&Q resident (social housing resident, private renter, market renter, L&Q Living resident, homeowner or leaseholder)

What you can get out of it:

  • Make a difference by helping to make L&Q an even better landlord for LGBT residents

Develop your:

  • Communication skills as you discuss issues of concern with other residents and L&Q staff
  • Analytical skills as you will need to spot issues and come up with solutions

Time commitment:

  • Around 2 hours per meeting, twice a year

Time of Day:

  • Week day evening 

Location:

  • Central London
     

Focus groups

These are one-off groups put together by L&Q to look at particular issues. We contact residents directly if we would like them to take part.

Eligibility criteria:

  • You need to be a L&Q resident (social housing resident, private renter, market renter, L&Q Living resident, homeowner or leaseholder)

What you can get out of it:

  • Meet L&Q staff and other residents to resolve or discuss an issue

Develop your:

  • Communication skills as you discuss issues of concern with other residents and L&Q staff

Time commitment:

  • Around 2 hours per meeting

Time of Day:

  • Weekdays 

Location:

  • Anywhere
     

Community Board

Community Boards are set up in areas where L&Q is carrying out regeneration work. They monitor the work that we are doing and suggest improvements. Some groups carry on after regeneration has finished acting like Resident Associations. Contact L&Q Direct to find your nearest Board.

You'll need:

  • To be an L&Q resident
  • To give up about two hours twice a year, on a weekday evening

What you can get out of it:

  • Make a difference to the area where you live and to the L&Q services that you receive
  • Meet other residents

Develop your:

  • Communication and teamwork skills
  • Analytical skills as you spot problems and come up with solutions