On Monday the Community Land Trust Network, four of its member CLTs and the New Social Covenant...
A new £4m Community Housing Fund has been launched to increase community led affordable housing.
“If the purpose of housing was understood as building homes and communities, not merely building accommodation with bricks and mortar, the whole nature of the industry would be changed.” What would that look like?
CLTs might have heard about a number of new funding streams linked to recovery and local regeneration recently announced by government.
We have submitted our response to the government’s ‘Right to Regenerate’ consultation, which sets out plans to make it easier for communities to buy underused publicly owned land and derelict buildings.
New research revealed that half of local authorities in England and Wales are supportive of community led housing development, up from 1 in 3 when we last carried out this research.
The government has announced that £4million in revenue funding has been allocated to a renewed Community Housing Fund for 2021/22.
The Government is asking for feedback on its plans to make it easier for communities to buy underused land and derelict buildings for affordable housing and other community spaces. Read our draft response.
Rosie McBride (Research Officer) and Tom Chance (joint Chief Executive) write about our new State of the Sector report, and what it tells us about the community led housing sector in ‘left behind’ parts of England.
The Government has published Planning for the future, a white paper proposing radical changes to the planning system.
New research setting out community led housing’s high value for money delivery boosts the case for the Community Housing Fund to be renewed.
The National CLT Network has joined a new action group to stress the importance of housing diversification to government and the need for the Community Housing Fund to be renewed for a further five years.
An independent evaluation of the National CLT Network’s Start Up Fund says the programme has advanced the community led housing sector as a whole and proven the need for early-stage support.
The Law Commission has backed our 10 year campaign to exempt CLTs from leasehold enfranchisement, giving CLTs the ability to protect affordable homes in perpetuity.
Community led housing has a key part to play in the country’s post-lockdown economic recovery. A blog authored by the Co-Chief Executive of the National CLT Network, Catherine Harrington.
A blog authored by the Co-Chief Executive of the National CLT Network, Catherine Harrington about the role of CLTs in the post-pandemic recovery.
The case for the Community Housing Fund to be extended has been strengthened as a new report commissioned by a consortium of charities reveals a potential pipeline of over 23,000 affordable community led homes.
Blog Authored by Chris Brown, igloo on what resident led council estate generation looks like.
Research undertaken by the National Community Land Trust Network has revealed that a third of local authorities in England are now supporting community led housing development.
Andrea Jones of Brighton & Hove CLT explains why the CLT started out assuming we would not become an RP and why they changed their minds.