Resources

Various documents and resources from other sources

(N.B.  FHfF can’t take responsibility for their content)


FORUM FOR BRIGHT IDEAS

This is a discussion space where we as a community can discuss some of the ideas that have come up thought the FHff meetings and where people can put forward new ideas about housing.

BLOGS

Dan Scharf, a planning expert writes a very informative planning blog at  dantheplan.blogspot.co.uk

RADIO & VIDEO

Tenants & Landlords – Roger Saunders and Vicki Burke talking to Frome FM

Shared Living – Bill Palmer talking to Frome FM

LINKS

Sheffield Council building affordable housing
www.theguardian.com/money/2017/mar/25/how-one-council-is-beating-britain-housing-crisis-sheffield

A guide to setting up community housing projects
mycommunity.org.uk/take-action/community-led-housing/step-by-step/

A new book from the New Economics Foundation about how land ownership issues in the UK are at the heart of the housing crisis

www.zedbooks.net/shop/book/rethinking-the-economics-of-land-and-housing/

DOCUMENTS

Report by ‘The Equality Trust’
A House Divided – How Unaffordable Housing Drives UK Inequality
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Frome Town Profile Produced by Somerset Intelligence team at Somerset County Council, August 2016
Frome Town Profile (Aug 2016)

The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) report:
People Shaped Localism 

RSA report: The Value of Connected Communities
Connected communities 

Co-operative and community-led housing
CCH Guide – New-Co-operative-and-Community-led-Homes-2017

Financing Co-operative and Mutual Housing
CCH report – Financing co-operative and mutual housing

1,001 co-operative and community-led homes: the housing revolution starts here. Co-operative housing CCH report 2016

Choosing Change: Understanding Social Housing
Understanding social housing – information pack Jan 2017