Community-led housing resources
We’ve put together a list of some of the most useful community-led housing resources, for groups at every stage of the process.
Community-led housing key resources
My Community contains excellent info on how to deliver your project including:
Choosing a legal structure
This guide, produced by us and written by legal experts Russell-Cooke, gives clear and straightforward advice on choosing the right structure when setting up a community organisation.
Go to Choosing a Legal Structure.
Understanding the potential of small scale community-led housing
This report gives an overview of the community-led housing sector, plus 10 case studies. Go to Understanding the Potential of Small Scale Community-Led Housing.
Community-led housing step-by-step
For a step-by-step account of how to undertake of community-led housing, take a look at My Community’s step-by-step.
Community Buildings Checker
Our online Community Building Checker tool helps you work out whether your community building project will be viable.
Asset transfer legal toolkit
This is a suite documents guides you through the process of taking on land or buildings previously owned by the local authority.
Go to the asset transfer legal toolkit.
Making Buildings work for your Community
An introduction to the design process and how to ensure that your building is the best possible facility for your community. Go to Making Buildings Work for your Community.
You can access two types of grants for Community-led Housing projects: Community-led Buildings Pre-Feasibility Grant and the Community-led Buildings Project Support Grant.
Get advice and support on using community shares to finance your housing project.