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Community Land Trusts are a key part of the housing landscape and the potential for them is huge.
What is a Community Land Trust?
Community Land Trusts are not-for-profit, community-led housing organisations. They establish locally-owned solutions to housing issues, which lock in value for the benefit of their communities for the long-term. They are often set up and run by ordinary people to develop and manage homes as well as other things like community facilities and workspaces.
How we can help with Community Land Trusts
We have been supporting community-led housing development for over 25 years, supporting clients' award-winning projects such as Witton Lodge Community Association in Birmingham, Granby Four Streets in Liverpool, and many others.
We share your values and believe that local ownership is a key part of communities making their own places better. We support community organisations with Community Land Trusts in all aspects of their formation, growth and developing new homes. Areas in which we are able to help you include:
- advising on incorporation issues, including which legal structure would be best for your Community Land Trust, preparing the legal incorporation paperwork and dealing with incorporation and registration of your Community Land Trust;
- supporting and advising on land acquisition and development agreements; and
- advising on partnership working, including formal joint venture arrangements.
If we can help your Community Land Trust, then please contact us.
Discounted rates for members of the National Community Land Trust Network
For more information regarding this offer
please contact our service specialist on 0121 212 7431
As members of the National Community Land Trust Network, we have agreed that members can access our help at significantly discounted rates.
We have a number of legal incorporation packages at discounted rates. They range from £495 - £1500. We've also created legal advice packages, which are designed to legally advise Community Land Trusts at all stages. These packages range from £2500 plus VAT (for 15 hours of support) to £4800 plus VAT (for 30 hours of support) and can offer advice on a range of issues including the following: land acquisition; development advice and negotiating agreements; construction contracts; board training; dealing with complaints or disputes; health and safety; housing management and governance issues.
For more information on the range of services we offer click here.
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