John Paterson

Company Director

John Paterson

John is an experienced housing professional with excellent skills in strategic and business planning, housing market analysis, development and regeneration, appraisal and viability, and supported housing.

An ARK Consultancy founder, he was previously a housing association Chief Executive and Director of a national housebuilder. A strong leader and communicator, John retains a real commitment to housing’s role in tackling social disadvantage.

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First Homes – Back on the Homeownership Bandwagon

By John Paterson · 21 April 2021

Our Director, John Paterson, reflects on the government’s recent announcement regarding First Homes and the impact on affordable housing.

Government launches £266m housing fund for vulnerable people

By John Paterson · 20 July 2020

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has recently (18th July 2020) launched the ‘Next Steps Accommodation’ Programme. Councils and their local partners …

Supporting homelessness initiatives

By John Paterson · 28 May 2020

On Sunday the Guardian reported that £160m would be bought forward by Government (click here to view article) to support …