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Government seeks local authority custom build vanguards

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Local Authorities are already required to 'identify and meet the needs' of people seeking to self build under the Localism Act 2012. The Coalition Government has since announced the intention to introduce a new Right to Build requiring local authorities to provide a serviced plot for self builders (backed by a £150 million support fund for local authorities and £30 million Custom Build (loan) Fund).

Custom Build Serviced Plot Fund- Exp's of Interest sought 30/09/14 deadline

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The lovely people at the HCA are seeking expressions of interest for the new Custom Build Serviced Plot Fund – snappy title, i know. While you tongue twist this latest initiative title, there are a few details below about why it might be relevant for cohousing groups:

 

The prospectus and criteria for applications and eligible expenditure can be found here.