Simon Lewis, Assistant Director - Housing & Community Development

Simon LewisSimon Lewis, Assistant Director – Housing and Communities, joined Taunton Deane Borough Council in 1998 as an internal auditor. Since this time he has held a number of roles in the organisation including Best Value Officer, Scrutiny and Performance Manager, and Strategy Manager which included responsibility for Housing Strategy, Community Leadership, Health and Wellbeing and Planning Policy.

Simon is responsible for Housing and Community Development Services including HRA Housing management services at Taunton Deane and housing options, strategic housing, private sector housing, health and wellbeing, climate change and community development across both districts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Homelessness
  • Housing Advice
  • Private Sector Housing
  • Housing strategy
  • Community Strategy (including Priority Area Strategy, HRA and GF)
  • Community Development (HRA & GF)
  • Health and well being
  • Family Focus
  • Climate Change (HRA & GF)
  • Housing Management (HRA)
    • Estates
    • Supported Housing
    • Lettings
    • Income
    • Tenants’ Empowerment
Post Details

Grade: Assistant Director

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £62,430 spot salary

Contact Details:


Tel No: 01823 356397