Although we call this stage 'build', there are a few different ways that groups can acquire homes:
- Build new homes from scratch.
- Buy existing homes.
- Renovate empty homes.
- Convert a non-residential building into homes.
Your options will obviously depend on where you are. Some parts of the country are plagued by whole streets of empty homes, or poor quality homes let by absentee landlords. In other parts, these options are few and far between and new build is the only way to go.
Building new homes
Assuming you have secured a site and your planning permission, there are a few ways you can build out the homes, some of which are explained below. There is no 'correct' option - choose whatever suits you best.