Monthly Archives: November 2017

Adopting a ‘top down meets bottom up’ approach to develop co-operative housing in England – Redditch Borough Council

10th November, 2017 / CCIN

Redditch is a former new town in the West Midlands.  Within commuting distance of Birmingham, it combines areas of affluence with pockets of deprivation and unemployment. With a long tradition of successfully managed council housing, Redditch Borough Council’s (RBC’s) preferred option had always been to provide social housing through its own housing stock.  As that ...

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Working with CLH to engage communities in neighbourhood regeneration – Liverpool City Council

10th November, 2017 / CCIN

Liverpool City Council (LCC) is an urban authority where low demand has contributed to housing market failure. Recent population growth is beginning to stabilise the market. LCC considers that Community-Led Housing supports its strategic priorities by increasing choice, creating more sustainable neighbourhoods and reducing vacancy rates. It also improves the environment and enhances equality and ...

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A local authority working with a Community-Led Housing sector that plans to scale up – Leeds City Council

10th November, 2017 / CCIN

Leeds Metropolitan District is an urban area enjoying relative economic growth. While there is a shortage of affordable housing to rent and buy, the number of affordable housing completions achieved in Leeds in 2016/17 was the highest in many years. Leeds City Council (LCC) has a track record of supporting Community-Led Housing. Local CLH initiatives ...

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Working with CLH organisations to deliver urban regeneration – Hull City Council

10th November, 2017 / CCIN

Hull is an area of low housing demand, with high levels of empty homes in concentrated areas of the city, as well as low wages and high unemployment. The council’s strategic vision and investment, combined with the local knowledge and social value of the Community-Led Housing groups, returned 576 empty homes to use in 2012-15 ...

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End to end support for CLH – East Cambridgeshire District Council

10th November, 2017 / CCIN

Making Community-Led Housing a local authority corporate priority can transform the scale of activity by adopting an end to end approach to promote community-led development – from policy through developing in-house expertise, sharing good practice across groups to establishing a development company. East Cambridgeshire DC (ECDC) is a rural authority with high housing demand. Proximity ...

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