Inside Housing and the Chartered Institute of Housing have announced the three finalists for the 2014 Rising Stars competition: James Caspell, customer insight and delivery coordinator, Tower Hamlets Homes, Emma Lindley, private rented sector coordinator, Futures Homescape and Nicola Laycock, project assistant, Gentoo.

Prizes include guest-editing Inside Housing, and shadowing CIH chief executive Grainia Long.

The focus of this year's competition is next year’s general election. Entrants were asked how they would go about establishing a campaign which raises housing as a key issue (without promoting any political party).

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The three Rising Stars 2014 finalists

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The judges have cast their votes to choose the finalists of this year’s Rising Stars competition to find the best young talent in housing. Now it’s over to you to pick a winner. Kate Youde grills the final three to discover what drives them


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