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New report on self-help housing
A new report from BSHF looks at self-help housing, which involves
involves local community groups bringing empty properties back into use. This report looks at how self-help housing could play a greater role in the UK.

'Self-Help Housing: Supporting locally driven housing solutions' is based on a Consultation that BSHF co-ordinated at St George’s House, Windsor Castle and research led by Professor David Mullins at the Third Sector Research Centre. The Consultation brought together representatives from groups undertaking self-help housing, academia, trade bodies, think tanks and government departments.

As well as providing an additional source of housing from empty properties, self-help housing can create work and training opportunities, build local communities and support neighbourhood regeneration.

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Self-help housing report
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Join BSHF at the World Urban Forum!

We invite you to join us at the BSHF networking event ‘Scaling up Innovative Housing Solutions’ on 11 April 2014, followed by the presentation of the 2013/14 World Habitat Awards.