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Understanding the Potential of Small Scale Community-Led Housing

Community housing

The Understanding the Potential of Small Scale Community-Led Housing report shows that there are already many successful small-scale community-led housing groups doing amazing work behind the scenes and bringing huge benefits to their areas.

Housing reportCommunities can and should be building their own housing. Our research found that small-scale housing is a lynchpin community activity which leads to many other local benefits.

Go to our community-led housing pages to find out more about the benefits community-led housing can bring to your local area.

The research, which examined the work of 10 community-led housing organisations in England, was published in the Understanding Small Scale Community-led Housing report.

Organisation featured in the report were from all over England and included:

  • Back on the Map, Sunderland
  • Bristol Charities
  • Giroscope, Hull
  • Glendale Gateway Trust, Northumberland
  • Latch, Leeds
  • Pembroke Estate TMO, Plymouth
  • St Minver CLT, Cornwall,
  • Starley Housing Cooperative, Coventry
  • Stonesfield, Oxon
  • Witton Lodge Community Association, Birmingham

The research report was produced by Jo Gooding and Tom Johnston and funded by Locality and the Federation of Northumberland Development Trusts.