What we do
Support for community led housing projects
Whether you are a new community group, an established community organisation, housing association or developer, our Advisers can support you throughout your journey to creating and managing community led homes.
Each step of the way, our Advisers can help you to consider your options, plan your project, introduce you to potential partners, access funding and procure the specialist professional services you need.
Who we work with
If you are looking for support or want to talk to us about how you can help community led housing flourish in the West Midlands, please get in touch. We need people, skills, land, buildings and finance to make it happen!
Grassroots community housing groups
New groups of people who have come together to create homes for their community.
Local and regional government who want to enable community led housing in their area. This might be through a supportive policy environment, or improving access to land, buildings and finance.
Established community based organisations who may specialise in housing or other things, but want to create homes in their community.
Land & property owners
Landowners of any kind who want to dispose of or sell their assets, and would like this opportunity to be available to community housing groups.
Registered providers who want to incorporate community led housing into existing stock or proposed developments, or to act as a development partner for a community housing group.
Funders & Investors
Grant funders, social, impact and commercial investors who care about the impact of community led housing and can see an opportunity for return on their investment.
Private developers who want incorporate community led housing into a proposed development. This might be to meet obligations for the provision of affordable housing.
A range of professionals such as architects, planners, surveyors, solicitors and more who a community group will need specialist support from throughout their project.
Where we work
We work across the urban area served by the West Midlands Combined Authority, which includes the local authority areas of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton.