Row of modular homes made of wood and metal, steps running up to each and green lawn in front

ECH Spring Networking Event

Eastern Community Homes (ECH) held its Spring Networking Event yesterday to update stakeholders with their future plans for 2023 and beyond. It was great to see a mix of local and county councils, rural enablers, technical consultants and community led groups attending from all over the eastern region. What Happened at the Event? Lewis Herbert […]

Group from the community standing in front of the factory where the panels are made for the houses.

We Can Make – start with people

A new film from the CLT We Can Make in Bristol shows a radically different approach to community led housing. Backed by the local council and Nationwide, the project is community owned, community made and low carbon (both in its build and running costs). There are just so many facets to this project it’s hard […]

Using the Wayshaper toolkit to shape your community-led housing group

Wayshaper is a decision-making toolkit for community led housing groups. It has been created to help accelerate the planning of community led housing projects by providing a framework for informed decision-making.

Highly successful introductory event for potential community-led housing groups in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

On Thursday 20 January, Eastern Community Homes (ECH) hosted a highly successful event introducing parish councillors in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to the concept of community-led housing.

UK’s first rural affordable Passivhaus scheme continues to perform well after 10 years

A 10-year assessment of the performance of the UK’s first rural affordable Passivhaus scheme has found that it continues to meet expectations and perform as designed.

Eastern Community Homes support offer to community-led housing groups

Read our refreshed support offer to town, parish, neighbourhood and community groups interested in community-led housing.