A new report released by the National Housing Federation offers useful guidance for groups.
Watch our video in which the Wrigleys community-led housing team share stories of legal issues faced by CLTs and how these were solved.
Wrigleys recently hosted a climate café for community-led-housing projects, which generated thoughtful discussions and lots of buzzy energy.
Ever wanted to live on a boat? – The community led housing (CLH) movement continues to grow, and we look at ways in which CLH might take to the water.
The prospectus for the next round of the Community Housing Fund should be published in August. Groups hoping to apply need to start preparing now.
The government is due to release its new model shared ownership lease, following on from a recent consultation that drew over 250 responses.
Draft bill excludes community housing leases from new rules prohibiting the charging of financial ground rents on new, long residential leases.
Community groups will be able to bid for funding from June 2021, to help rescue local community assets at risk of being lost.
As part of its response to the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission report.
Interest in establishing a Mutual Home Ownership Society (MHOS) is growing among CLH groups. We explore what it means to be an MHOS & how it works.
Long-term affordability is often a key aim for community-led housing groups. Here, we outline models which can facilitate perpetual affordability.
It’s become increasingly popular for surplus land to be considered by town & parish councils for community-led housing. We explore the reasons why.
HMRC has announced two new tax reliefs for housing co-operatives.
Law Commission recommends exemptions for CLH developments from freehold acquisition claims.
Increasingly, charities are considering including community-led housing as part of their activities - we look at some of the key considerations here.
Our CLH team held a virtual social in May, the theme of which was what the future holds for the sector, in the aftermath of the Covid-19 epidemic.
The Wrigleys community-led housing team is delivering a series of bite-size webinars.
Do community-led housing organisations need to register with the Information Commissioner's Office?
Developers are adopting new practices in response to the proposed ban on leasehold houses.
Could the recent growth in student housing co-operatives be one solution to the challenge of housing students in an affordable, fair way?
There are a number of interesting projects happening in York at the moment, the most high profile of which are:
One of the solicitors in our community-led housing team, Laura Moss, is in the process of setting up her own cohousing project.
Establishing a new cohousing community
We are very pleased to announce that we are working on proposals to develop low cost homes in York, with Yorspace and Lowfield Green Housing Co-op.
We are seeing an increasing number of town councils and parish councils explore the possibility of using their surplus land for community-led housing.
How might community-led housing help in providing enough rental housing for our ageing population?
We find that groups struggle to find accountants who can provide the specialist tax advice needed, we want to share our experience to benefit you.
Time is running out to help extend the Community Housing Fund as the deadline for the Government's recent call for information is this Friday 31 May.
An event fee is a charge made by a landlord on the occurrence of a specified event, for instance, if a tenant sells its lease.
Continuing our series examining key community-led housing concepts, we look at cohousing as an alternative to more conventional projects.
We look at the impact of proposed changes to enfranchisement law – community-led housing (CLH) groups should respond before 7 January 2019.
The first article in a new series, Back to Basics in Community-Led Housing, examining the key concepts in community-led housing.
We look at the impact of community-led housing group's policies on the covenants in its leases - the written obligations between landlord and tenant.
Set out below is a suggested budget representation on the impact of SDLT and ATED on co-operative societies.
The community-led housing sector received welcome news this July, the fund provides grant funding for community groups in early stage of development.
In this article, we look at the innovative solutions which community-led housing offers for young people having difficulties securing their own home.
We look at the impact on co-housing & community-led housing
There are a number of community-led housing events on the horizon, which demonstrates the growing interest in this sector.
Practical examples of societies we have recently registered, to give an idea of the range of projects which societies can be used for.
Wrigleys has been involved in this interesting proposal to re-use an unloved NHS office building for a co-housing scheme.
Wrigleys has been involved in this ground-breaking scheme to ensure perpetually affordable accommodation for individuals meeting certain criteria.
The community-led housing team are hosting an informal get-together in London on Friday 28 July for community-led housing groups.
Did you know that landlords (incl community housing landlords) are obliged to consult with tenants under 'long term tenancy agreements'?
We are often asked is how to make housing affordable in perpetuity. There is no easy answer, though this article explores a possible solution.
This glossary is intended to help those new to the community-led housing sector understand some of the terminology which crops up from time to time.
An update on the Government's 5 year £60 million pa fund to support community-led housing.