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Community-led Housing and Self-build Events


DDC Community Housing and Self-build Forum

Join the online forum to meet and network with other like-minded groups and individuals. You'll have a chance to discover the latest Community-led housing and Self-Build news and opportunities, discuss your projects or ideas, and find out how to support the movement in your local area. Book into the session online if you'd like to receive a link to join the event, sent directly to your email. If you have a question or topic you'd like addressed at the form, please let us know by filling out this online form

Next Session:

When: Wednesday, 23 November 2022 from 6:30pm

Where: Online via Microsoft Teams 

Cost: Free

Click here at 6:30pm to join the online session via Microsoft Teams

Following sessions:

  • Monday, 19 December 2022 from 6:30pm until 7:30pm

The following events or resources are provided by external organisations, and further details can be found by following the links below. Dover District Council has no involvement in these events or provision of resources.

My Community

My Community offer two great step by step guides for those interested in developing Community-Led Housing. 

This is a guide for groups who are considering a particular community-led housing project and looking for practical advice on how to progress it. It can be used by new groups starting a project from scratch or by existing community groups branching out into community-led housing.

This is a guide for groups who have decided to develop a community-led housing project and are looking for practical advice on how to plan it. It can be used by newly established groups, or by existing community groups interested in branching out into the delivery of a community-led housing project.

Use it to help you with planning the detail of your project, but because all projects are different, the advice contained in this guide won’t be definitive. There will be times when you will need to seek further advice or make a judgment about something. That’s part and parcel of a community led housing project.

Keep Updated

For updates, sign up to the Community-Led Housing topic and the funding newsletter via our Keep Me Posted service. 

If you would like to discuss a community-led housing or self-build project, please contact the Community Housing team at communityhousing@dover.gov.uk

This page will be updated with new events in due course. Keep checking back for new updates.