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Articles (18 found)

The feeling of “charity” turns into spontaneous, personal solidarity 
You meet refugees who are mums, dads, students, sons, fellow lovers of coffee or old movies… you stop seeing them as refugees and start seeing them as individuals.
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Modular housing
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.
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A stepping stone between renting and owning
Launching in early 2019, we will see an innovative approach called Unmortgage which will help people progress towards home ownership as they rent.
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Creating a full circle solution to homelessness 
The Social Bite Village will create an innovative, low cost, safe living environment for up to 20 people for around 12 -18 months. During this time the residents will receive extensive support.
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Shelter design can help people recover from homelessness  
The interior design of homeless shelters or transitional accommodation can either support or hinder people’s ability to assert control over their future and their self-esteem.
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Community-led housing - policy and case studies 
Why and how Councils are enabling and supporting community-led housing (CLH), together with case studies.
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StART Haringey 
A community group In North London aims to build 800 homes on a former hospital site, 75% of which will be genuinely affordable to local residents.
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Community-Led Development
A look at community involvement in local planning which can then lead to self-build schemes as well as neighbourhood improvement.
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Self-build housing - a win, win, win? 
With the housing shortage increasingly acute, groups and LAs around the UK are looking to community self-build as a potential solution.
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Housing First - experience of a pilot 
In Manchester, Shelter are running a 2 year Housing First pilot working with people with complex needs. Some results are being seen.
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Events (3 found)

Social Housing Scottish Annual Conference - Glasgow
@The Studio, 67 Hope Street Glasgow G2 6AE
Bringing together 200 plus finance directors and business leaders from across the Scottish housing sector to learn how to stay ahead in this new financial, economic and political landscape. Leading speakers will take the stage to deliver hard-hitting presentations, panel debates and fireside chats covering the most crucial topics including the implications of Brexit, 50,000 homes target – progress and next steps, regulatory framework, funding and investment opportunities, tenant challenges, governance as well as taking a look into the future post 2021.
05/09/2019
09:00
Winter Night Shelters, Refugees and Migrants - London
@London Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street London SW1P 4AU
A gathering for all parishes and churches across London who are involved in hosting and volunteering at a Winter Night Shelters or Homeless Drop-in’s. On the evening we’ll have key input from: Bethan Lant Project Lead at Praxis will be providing input on supporting refugees, asylum seekers and those with no recourse migrants Jean Demars from The Public Interest Law Centre Lambeth Law Centre will be speaking on supporting European Migrants Dr Julia Tomas Anti Slavery Coordinator The Passage will be exploring how parishes can support guests trapped in or being drawn into Modern Slavery As the UK has implemented a hostile environment policy and as we journey towards and possibly through Brexit. The landscape for many is ever more complex meaning that parishes on the front line, need to be as informed as they can be in order to know how to support and respond.
02/10/2019
18:30
Winter Night Shelters, Local Authorities and Benefits - London
@London Diocesan House, 36 Causton Street London SW1P 4AU
An evening exploring partnership opportunities and what benefits our guests are entitled to.
19/11/2019
18:30

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