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Lessons from community-run transport, housing and pubs
Why do asset-based approaches sometimes struggle to get off the ground?
How does this period of active and constructive intervention in housing renewal by the city council in partnership with communities compare with the situation today?
Public policy is perceived as a key determining factor in housing provision, but the situation is far more complex.
Creating recession-resistant communities
Through Big Local we are seeing an emergent model of community self-commissioning.
The Big Lunch, the Great Get Together and the Great Big Walk will ‘bring the country together en masse’
Encouraging urban communities to purchase local buildings
Re-building civic and neighbourhood connections