Read about the funding available for new and early-stage groups through our Start-Up Support programme. Up to £10,000 of revenue grants are available for things like incorporation, training fees, volunteer expenses and more to help you get up and running.
We've launched two brand new grant schemes. Groups can apply for funding to build capacity and cover essential costs. Don't miss out!Find funding Sources
Find your local hub
With a network of advisors across the UK and more and more community led housing hubs popping up all over the country, you’re bound to find the answers you need.
Our Success Stories for community led housing projects can inform and inspire. Goodwin Development Trust in Hull were faced with empty homes in their community and local people shut out of affordable housing. Read about how they worked to tackle these issues.
The 'total process' sets out the five typical stages of a community led housing journey: group, site, plan, build and live. We have guidance, resources and funding available for every stage of your project. Read about the things to get started with in the 'group' stage of your project.
A basic guide for those interested in exploring the development of new co‑operative and community led homes (eg. communities, local authorities, housing associations, housing co-ops and others).
Launched on 24 January 2018, the Commission’s practical approach is aimed at promoting good practice and innovation to enable councils to work with communities to generate more affordable housing and make best use of government funding.
Funded by the Nationwide Foundation, the Smith Institute carried out research to assess the opportunities and barriers the community led housing sector is facing in its efforts to scale up.
people are members of community led housing groups
increase in CLTs in a decade (from 14 to 311)
community led homes in the pipeline