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'Community Led Housing - delivering affordable homes for local people'

Affordable Housing Event

An event entitled 'Community Led Housing - delivering affordable homes for local people' has been organised to provide information to local community groups, District Councillors and Parish Councillors interested in this form of housing.

The event will be held on Thursday 14th March 2019 between 10:30-12:30 at Roundswell Community Centre, Barnstaple. The following link provides further details including how to register for the event. https://tinyurl.com/yyae2o86

This event will explore a range of Community Led Housing models with a particular focus on Community Land Trusts. Central Government awarded over £20 million to rural Local Authorities in the South West to support Community Led affordable housing projects. Further money is available nationally to broaden the use of these approaches. This event will discuss the issues around Community Led Housing and highlight the benefits of Community Land Trusts and other models in bringing affordable housing forward.

Sessions will cover:

  • Why community-led housing

  • Alternative models of delivery - CLTs, self-build, cohousing, co-operatives

  • The Community Land Trust approach

  • Identifying the need for, and keeping housing for local people

  • Different development models

  • Bringing a scheme forward- land, development partners

  • Making a planning application, and funding schemes

  • Support from DRHP/DCT and Wessex CLT

Benefits of attending

  • Chance to discuss recent developments in Community Led Housing

  • Hear about and compare different Community Led housing models

  • Opportunity to question experts in the field

  • Network with others interested in Community Led housing

25 February 2018