Homelessness and Community
The issue is not one of house-lessness, rather homelessness. Putting a roof over someone’s head does not provide them with the sense of acceptance and belonging that is needed to find a home. Homelessness and community have to be understood together.
Giving a homeless person a chance
In the summer of 2017, some roofing contractors in north London spotted a homeless man sleeping on a bench close to their latest job. The man asked if they might need some help with their roofing job one morning..
Products that could be used in small sites locally for rapid housing development. Quality housing, manufactured offsite to minimise on site disruption, whilst keeping the price well below the market average.
The Church of the Table
Every day, anybody who wishes to join for lunch can knock at our door. It is a “family table”, everyone is asked to help in some task, like in every family.
Homes UK - London
@ExCeL London One Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock London E16 1XL
HOMES UK is the UK's biggest gathering of people working across the residential property life-cycle. You can get up to date and discuss new ways to tackle challenges shared by all tenures, you can source innovative solutions from over 200 providers, you can build new connections. Over 80 hours of free conference content with highlights including: • Housing an ageing population: At crisis point? • Working with residents to achieve powerful partnerships • Homelessness – how is the sector rising to the challenge? • Placemaking, regeneration and social investment.