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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Community-led housing - policy and case studies 
Why and how Councils are enabling and supporting community-led housing (CLH), together with case studies.
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.
Community-Led Development
A look at community involvement in local planning which can then lead to self-build schemes as well as neighbourhood improvement.
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.
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.

Events (2 found)

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.
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.

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