Our People

Rebecca Lockwood Norris

Community-Led Housing Project Manager

Rebecca has been a Community Led Housing Advisor since the start of 2018 and in 2019 became an Accredited Advisor. Prior to working in the Community Led Housing Sector, Rebecca worked for the Local Housing Authority for two years and during this time led a review of the Rural Housing Needs Survey as well as maintaining the Wiltshire Self-Build Register, responding to Empty Homes enquiries and had involvement in Housing and Planning Policy review.

Previous to her career in Housing, Rebecca worked in a Development Management role within the Local Highway Authority for many years. Rebecca enjoys assisting local communities to achieve their aspirations and is committed to making a difference and empowering people to have access to affordable, good quality housing. Social Value is a topic Rebecca sees as a key element in Community Led Housing.

01380 732801


Louise Newman

Community-Led Housing Project Manager

Louise has been a Community Led Housing Project Manager at Homes of Our Own since October 2019. She is in the process of completing the training to become a Community Led Homes Accredited Advisor.

Prior to working at Homes of Our Own, Louise was a Neighbourhood Manager at a local Housing Association, with responsibility for carrying out housing management for a patch of approximately 900 homes. Louise has worked in the housing sector since 2008 and has experience in housing advice and homelessness, housing allocations and choice based lettings systems, and housing management. She has worked for two local Housing Associations in various roles including lettings, rents, anti-social behaviour and tenancy sustainment.

Louise is passionate about providing Community Led Housing and is keen to ensure that it is delivered to meet the community’s needs.

01380 732801


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