24 Dec '13, 10am

Looking forward to speaking at @Ecobuild_Now with @Kevin_McCloud on 5 March:

Since the government's Help to Buy scheme was launched last year house prices, which were already unaffordable for most have risen even further. Those able to afford to buy are generally faced with a choice between a leaky second hand or identikit new home. This housing crisis has prompted alternative forms of funding and delivery. Custom and self build housing combined with alternative financing methods including crowd funding and mutual home ownership can bring home ownership within the reach of people on low incomes. Close involvement with the design and build process also means homes are better designed and more sustainable. The government is backing custom build with a £30m fund and housebuilder HAB is using crowd funding to finance its custom built schemes. Does this mark the beginning of a new housing revolution?

Full article: http://www.ecobuild.co.uk/page.cfm/Action=Seminar/libID=1...

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