Catalysts for community-led housing
Each group will have their own motivations for starting a CLH project and their own aspirations for what they want to achieve. Having said that, some common catalysts include:
- The cost of living crisis
- Second homes and holiday lets
- Empty homes and sites
- Poor quality landlords
- Poor condition of existing homes
- Homes not meeting household needs
In this section we'll go back to basics, looking at a definition of community-led housing and exploring the different models to choose from depending on your group's needs and vision.
In this section we'll consider the suitability of different legal structures for your group and explore sources of funding and finance.