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Image for No bubble to burst: could crowdfunding hold the key to affordable housing? Positive.News | Brands of inspiration
No bubble to burst: could crowdfunding hold the key to affordable housing? The UK housing crisis is not only about supply and demand; at the core of the problem is the way new properties are financed. A trailblazing... Written in partnership with Abundance
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The world’s first vertical forest for low-income housing is coming to the Netherlands Stefano Boeri has designed and built vertical forests across the world. He hopes his latest project will prove it’s possible to combine solu... Environment Society
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The student digs inspiring a fresh generation of co-op entrepreneurs Could the student housing co-ops popping up across the UK challenge the frequently exploitative relationship between landlords and tenants? ... Written in partnership with The Phone Co-op
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A home run: 5 projects that aim to make renting fairer and more affordable From helping people exchange volunteer time for a roof over their head, to improving tenant-landlord relationships – we pick five projects ... Society
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The social enterprise that matches struggling artists with temporarily empty properties Matching up London’s struggling artists with the empty properties of holidaying homeowners, social enterprise Launch Pad is seeking its firs... Lifestyle
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The project transforming shipping containers into emergency homes for homeless people Could shipping containers help to combat homelessness? Social enterprise Help Bristol’s Homeless thinks so... Society
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