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Planning permission for Wiltshire’s first community led housing scheme!

Seend Community Land Trust have taken a huge step forward with the formal granting of planning permission for affordable homes in the parish

Free Community Organising Training

Homes of Our Own are pleased to offer an exclusive Community Organising offer. This free training, worth £500, is part of the package of start-up support for new and emerging community led housing groups

Spring Event and Start Up Grants

We are pleased to say the event on 25th February was a success! The Homes of Our Own partners were really glad to welcome so many attendees and the team are now following up with detailed discussions in several towns and villages, across Wiltshire and Swindon. Many...

Affordable Housing and How to Register Your Household in Wiltshire and Swindon

Why is affordable housing needed in Wiltshire and Swindon? House prices in many areas of Wiltshire and Swindon mean that people on low or modest incomes face difficulties finding decent, secure, affordable accommodation. Housing costs create barriers for certain...

The homes your community needs?

Would you like to learn more about community led housing? Join us at a special online event on 25th February 2021 and hear from a local community who have gone down this path.

How board members can create an effective community-led housing organisation

By recruiting the right board members, you can ensure that your community led housing organisation has strong foundations to secure it is run effectively and is stable in the long term.

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Submission to the 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review by the Wiltshire Community Land Trust

A complete submission to the Treasury 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review which supports the National CLT Network submission and includes some local evidence for Wiltshire.

Community Led Housing – A response to the Covid-19 challenges faced by communities?

In this post, the Homes of Our Own team discuss how Community-Led Housing presents a solution to challenges faced by communities impacted by Covid-19.

Homes of Our Own: Coronavirus Update

An update from the Homes of Our Own team during the current COVID-19 outbreak.

Seend Villagers Submit Park Farm Planning Application

Seend Community Land and Asset Trust has submitted its Park Farm planning application for a development of one four-bed self-build house and 10 affordable houses.

Seend villagers view the final home plans

Seend villagers view the final home plans

Villagers in Seend got a final chance to have their say on plans which will see new affordable homes built there, allowing people who were born and raised locally to have a chance of getting on the housing ladder.

Community Land Trusts (CPRE Wiltshire)

Community Land Trusts (CPRE Wiltshire)

In Wiltshire, £650,000 has been received from central government. This has allowed Community First and Wiltshire Council to join with the National CLT to form a team that can help with rural surveys, links to planners and advice on funding.

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