Community-led housing - delivering affordable homes for local people , Roundswell Community Centre, Thursday, 14. March 2019

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




Who should attend?
District and Parish Councillors, and other local people interested in the promotion and planning of affordable housing schemes

Thursday, 14. March 2019, Roundswell Community Centre, Community-led housing - delivering affordable homes for local people

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