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Lorna Tucker's powerful Someone's Daughter, Someone's Son is not just a film ­– it's a movement

The new documentary by Lorna Tucker received early backing from Housing Technology, who are committed to addressing this big issue of homelessness

Tucker with Darren from the film, who sleeps where she used to under Waterloo Bridge

Housing Technology, recognised for its 15+ years of innovative contributions to the UK housing sector, is thrilled to announce its collaboration with the impactful documentary Someone’s Daughter, Someone’s Son, screening in cinemas across the country this month.

As a pioneering organisation supporting and financing this production, Housing Technology aligns its mission with the film’s aim to cast a light on the issue of homelessness in the UK.

Directed by esteemed filmmaker Lorna Tucker, a filmmaker with a personal connection to the story, the documentary is poised to stir the nation’s conscience.

George Grant, the CEO and founder of Housing Technology, emphasised the film’s potential to drive change.

He said: “This documentary is not just a film – it’s a movement. Our early support of Someone’s Daughter, Someone’s Son signifies our deep commitment to addressing the issue of homelessness.”

John Bird, co-founder of Big Issue, has praised the documentary as a powerful tool in the fight against homelessness, which shares the magazine’s mission to foster impactful change.

The film features inspiring stories of individuals who have emerged from homelessness to become part of the solution. It’s hoped that it will resonate with audiences, sparking dialogue and action.

As the first organisation to back this remarkable project, Housing Technology continues to lead by example, promoting innovative and compassionate solutions in the UK housing sector and beyond.

You can read more about the story behind the film in this week’s Big Issue, which includes an interview with Lorna Tucker. For further details about the film and screening information, visit: someonesdaughterfilm.org

About Housing Technology

Housing Technology is the UK’s leading information powerhouse for the housing sector, dedicated to driving innovation and improvement in social housing. Founded by George Grant, we are at the heart of technology and housing, offering a platform where industry leaders share insights, foster technological advancements, and devise solutions. Through our influential magazine, in-depth guides, and pivotal annual conferences, we equip housing professionals with the tools and knowledge to enhance living standards, streamline operations, and address homelessness, ultimately transforming houses into homes and neighbourhoods into communities.

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