This is a rolling programme open for applications until December 2021 or until all funding is committed, whichever is sooner
The programme is designed to give community led housing groups better access to high quality, affordable housing that meets the needs of local communities. The fund will help community groups meet a range of costs incurred in trying to develop housing, including those such as paying for searches, administration costs or legal advice, design work and planning applications.
Applications are open to all organisations which are constituted as a body corporate, or an equivalent form of constituted body.
The fund has a total value of £4 million.
Eligible organisations include the following:
- Registered charity.
- Company Limited By Guarantee.
- Community Benefit Society.
- Co-operative Society.
- Community Interest Company.
- An organisation of another type operating as a social enterprise and principally reinvesting their surpluses for social benefit.
- Registered Provider.
- Local authority.