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Community led housing

Please help to spread the GOOD NEWS!If your area is crying out for decent, affordable housing …

Then why not consider taking some local action to set up your own housing project?

COME TO ONE OF OUR FREE ADVICE SESSIONS on Monday 30th March

TIME :                    LOCATION:

10.30 – 12.30          Victoria Hall, Settle

13.30 – 15.30          South Craven Community Library, Cross Hills

18.30 – 19.00          WEBINAR  (Register Online) https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/506548710604928012  

The presentation will cover what is community led housing, the different stages for projects, and the key opportunities and challenges for them. It will be followed by a group Q&A time, and some optional individual one-to-one discussions for people with specific ideas that could be developed in Craven.

The sessions are presented by Locality in partnership with Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust and funded by Craven District Council.

FREE support is available after the session to develop your ideas further.

Bookings can be made through Charlotte Foster on Charlotte@yourcommunityproject.org.uk  Tel: 01756 753609

Community-led housing projects are run by individual community groups or Parish & Town Councils determined to build the types of homes that local people need and want. They are usually developed bywith and for a community-led organisation or enterprise, and is controlled and in some cases owned by a community-led organisation or enterprise.

These projects aim to solve local problems by working for and with the local community, for instance affordable housing, reasonably priced homes for families, housing that meets the community’s wants and needs.

Locality is a national charity, part of the Community-Led Homes partnership, and has supported many communities and community organisations in setting up their own community led housing projects.

Sophie Michelena from Locality said “I have witnessed so many exciting groups start from scratch in Otley, in Hebden Bridge, and Leeds. We are really keen to find enthusiastic individuals who want to be part of community led housing solutions in Craven and the Dales. The information session is about breaking down the steps for people, and helping them to think about and develop their idea.”

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