This website will provide groups with access to firms with expertise in community development, architecture, planning, surveying, law and accountancy to help them bring their plans for Community Led Housing to fruition.
ERYC Factsheets: see downloaded at bottom of page.
This is a new webiste that provides a wide range information and resoiurces for anyone who is interested in Community led Housing whether it is starting out or further along the process and what to know the next steps along the way.
https://selfbuildportal.org.uk/routes-to-building/ - including Community-Led Self build developments.
East Midlands Community-Led Housing (formerly Lincolnshire Community Land Trust) site provides a lot of useful information and Case Studies for some of the developments they have created across their patch.
Lincolnshire Rural Housing Association has worked with Lincolnshire CLT in helping to develop sites of Community-Led Housing. In addition they have built affordable homes that have an Eco characteristic, making them very energy efficient.
Bristol Community Land Trust's aim is to build the most affordable sustainable housing in the West of England. Using a former over-grown area of old allotments, this 1.4 hectare site has been transferred from the Council to BCLT in order to build an exemplar development of highly energy efficient, 100% affordable homes. They have been built to 'Passivhaus stardards and are the most energy efficient in the UK.
Lilac are a Co-Housing community of 20 eco build households in West Leeds. The homes and the land are managed by residents through a Mutual Home Ownership Society, a pioneering financial model that ensures permanent affordability. Lilac do takes visitors around their site and run courses as well.
Co-Housing community are intentional communities, created and run by their residents. Each household is a self-contavied private home as well as having shared community space. Co-Housing in the UK is gathering a lot of interest and UK Co-Housing is proud to be at the heart of this exciting movement. Currently there are 21 established, 38 groups are in development stages and 11 are in the process of getting started, of which one is in East Yorkshire and called Thriving in the East Riding. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The new community led homes in Hudswell, which opened in December 2017. see Photo below.