‘We want to pay a mortgage rather than always being at risk of landlords cashing in and moving us on.’
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‘With crowdfunding, you’re investing with the council rather than giving them money to spend.’
‘To be shortlisted for a European Capital of Innovation Award is an amazing achievement in itself.’
‘There are things going on — but sometimes central government need giant things to stand in front of, but misses how the smaller scale can add up to something revolutionary.’
To help incubate new ideas that address the city’s housing crisis and rebalance some of those inequalities, the five-year Bristol Housing Festival was born in 2018.