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The world’s first 3D-printed neighbourhood
A giant 3D printer is creating new homes in rural Mexico. Each takes 24 hours and lets local families upgrade from a shack to a two-bedroom house. Could this be part of the global housing solution?
Funding stable housing for the homeless - Paul's story 
"God, if I didn't have this place, I dread to think where I would be, maybe back on the street. Maybe back drinking, I wouldn't know what I would be. Lost."
Toolkit for setting up a housing project for asylum seekers
NACCOM has launched a Housing Toolkit – a comprehensive resource for existing and proposed housing projects that accommodate destitute people who are seeking asylum, refugees and other migrants.
Powerhouse - a house which is 100% off-grid
A solar powered, ready-to-move-in, eco-friendly, smart home in India. Pre-fitted with electrical and plumbing systems that can be controlled remotely. For £18,000, buyers can have clean energy for their home and e-vehicle, free for life.
The feeling of “charity” turns into spontaneous, personal solidarity 
You meet refugees who are mums, dads, students, sons, fellow lovers of coffee or old movies… you stop seeing them as refugees and start seeing them as individuals.
Modular housing
Products that could be used in small sites locally for rapid housing development. Quality housing, manufactured offsite to minimise on site disruption, whilst keeping the price well below the market average.
A stepping stone between renting and owning
Launching in early 2019, we will see an innovative approach called Unmortgage which will help people progress towards home ownership as they rent.
Creating a full circle solution to homelessness 
The Social Bite Village will create an innovative, low cost, safe living environment for up to 20 people for around 12 -18 months. During this time the residents will receive extensive support.
Shelter design can help people recover from homelessness  
The interior design of homeless shelters or transitional accommodation can either support or hinder people’s ability to assert control over their future and their self-esteem.
Community-led housing - policy and case studies 
Why and how Councils are enabling and supporting community-led housing (CLH), together with case studies.

Events (2 found)

Innovation in Housing: Reimagining Rent Demo Day 2020 - London
@Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 6LA
Reimagining Rent, our pioneering accelerator for the PRS, has completed its third cohort of groundbreaking ventures. The intensive six-month programme concludes with Demo Day, where the ventures present their initiatives to an audience of funders, investors and housing specialists. This dynamic ventures pitching this year are QIQO, Advice4Renters, Mortar, LivShare, Branch Properties and Fat Macy's. You're warmly invited to join us for Demo Day to meet the innovators, find out how their exciting initiatives tackle various challenges in the PRS, and network with people interested in making the private rented sector work better. On the night, we will also launch our new Social Innovation in Housing Report, discovering what we've learnt over the last 36 months on the programme, and our plans to develop this work over the next 12 months.
Homes and Neighbourhoods for All – Urbanism and Affordable Housing in the UK - London
@Karakusevic Carson Architects Unit E03, The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clement Road London, SE16 4DG
This event will explore a range of local authority and community-led affordable housing models from London and beyond. Through a combination of presentations and panel discussions we will discuss how the delivery of affordable homes and neighbourhoods is responding to the ever changing UK policy and funding context. Confirmed speakers include Brendan Sarsfield, CEO, The Peabody Group, Paul Hackett, CEO, Optivo, Stephen Hill, Chair, UK Cohousing Network and Trustee, National Community Land Trust Network + others

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