Archive of: Housing
Calendar of Community-led Housing training events being run by the ACRE Network in 2018. Events are funded by The Nationwide Foundation.
The ACRE Network promotes Community-led Housing as part of the solution to addressing housing need in rural communities
Nationwide Foundation has provided £78,750 funding to the ACRE Network to run community-led housing training events for intermediaries in 2018
ACRE supports appropriate development in rural areas, especially the provision of affordable housing, so that communities can thrive.
Rural Housing Enablers (RHEs) work to secure affordable housing for local people in rural communities. This provides life changing opportunities for local families, and at the same time, helps to sustain rural communities by supporting local services such as schools, shops and pubs.
In this blog we consider the growing interest in a collective approach to delivering genuinely affordable housing in rural areas, through the provision of Community-Led Housing.
The reason to look at Neighbourhood Plans in this blog is because this week is Rural Housing Week and it’s important to consider how communities can engage with and take on some of the responsibility of delivering housing, which is needed locally.
ACRE has submitted a response which urges decision makers to ensure that the rural voice is heard and listened to, in respect of building in rural areas.
Residents across the country will be encouraged to have a greater say over how their neighbourhood is developed, thanks to a new campaign launched this week.