A look at community involvement in local planning which can then lead to self-build schemes as well as neighbourhood improvement.
An agent of reconciliation
"We felt convicted that relational poverty, like material poverty, is a form of injustice. Without reconciliation this wonderful neighbourhood could never reach its potential and Jesus’ prayer for it to “be on earth as it is heaven”
Hosting a refugee or an asylum seeker
As Christians volunteer to open up their homes to refugees and asylum seekers, here are some thoughts regarding arrangements churches may want to put in place to set expectations and protect both the hosts and the guests.
From houses to homes
It is impossible to work for social justice in cities today without addressing the issue of housing. What will happen if the poorest residents of our cities are priced out of their neighbourhoods by soaring housing costs?
A stable home for the poorest families
In February 2016, the Centre for Social Justice published a significant piece of research ‘Home Improvements’ containing a series of recommendations to help the Government develop a coherent housing strategy for low-income households.
National Community Led Housing Conference 2017 - London
@Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LN
The first-ever National Community-led Housing Conference will be a celebration of what has been achieved to date, a demonstration of how community-led housing is a vital force for social good, and, most importantly, a discussion on where the sector goes next. During a time of crisis and heartbreak in housing, community-led housing is a positive story. For individuals interested in community-led housing, community land trusts, cohousing groups, local authorities, housing associations, architects.