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Lilac interview with Transition Network

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Paul Chatterton from Lilac cohousing in Leeds talks to Transition Network about how Lilac came about. He also explains his thoughts on the current housing model in the UK and how cohousing has great potential to help with providing housing and communities. Both a recorded interview and transcript available here.

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).