Report now available from the Hope for Housing Conference 2018

A conference devoted to community-led housing in Birmingham and the West Midlands in July 2018, which saw 100 community organisers, stakeholders and policy makers gather, has produced a report of learning from the event.

In the conference organiser’s words:
“The report is intended to provide a resource for people working to promote collaboration, community empowerment and community benefit through housing. It provides an accessible source of information on the national policy context, international models and a local vision for Birmingham Community Homes, the new enabling body set up to provide practical support to multiply community-led housing in Birmingham. It documents practitioner discussion of Dr Richard Lang’s models of co-operative capital connecting local projects to resources via hubs and multi-level support. It provides great examples of how existing housing can be community-led too. It includes participant feedback and updates on the exciting changes happening in the Midlands since the conference.”

You can read the University of Birmingham’s recap of the conference here and find the report from here.