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Next organising meeting

MAIS and Co-ops South East are meeting together on Wednesday 28 March at 7pm at on Blackman St (just off Trafalgar St). We are working with Co-ops South East to survey co-ops in the city about the kinds of things they … Continue reading

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New videos on community-led housing

The Brighton & Hove Community-Led Housing Programme is producing useful videos for housing co-ops, cohousing groups and groups self-build projects. The Brighton & Hove Community-Led Housing Programme was launched on Wednesday 21 February and there are now videos from the event … Continue reading

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Community solutions to the housing crisis

Launch of the Brighton & Hove Community-Led Housing Programme on Wednesday 21 February. Community-led housing is a way to create more genuinely affordable and secure homes, allowing local people to create alternatives that are community focused and take power back from … Continue reading

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Open day: What is it like to live in a housing co-operative?

Join us on Saturday 15 July for an open day of six housing co-operatives in Brighton & Hove, each with its own story. This is a chance to see some of the ways more genuinely affordable housing has been created … Continue reading

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How can we bring more community-led housing to Brighton and Hove?

Affordability, instability, damp, bad landlords, overcrowding – just some of the issues raised at Housing Crisis: Community Solutions 2017 on Saturday 24 June. People from across Brighton, Hove and beyond came together to discuss their housing wants and needs, learn … Continue reading

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Open day: What is it like to live in a housing co-operative?

Join us on Saturday 15 July for an open day of six housing co-operatives in Brighton & Hove, each with its own story. This is a chance to see some of the ways more genuinely affordable housing has been created … Continue reading

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The schedule for Housing Crisis: Community solutions 2017

Saturday 24 June, 10am – 5pm Brighton Steiner School, Roedean Road, Kemp Town/Whitehawk, BN2 5RA (map). FREE entry. Donations asked for to cover costs. No person turned away for lack of funds. Register here:       We have a housing … Continue reading

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Housing Crisis: Community solutions 2017

Join us on Saturday 24 June for a day dedicated to community-led housing and how people can make it happen. We have a housing crisis in Brighton & Hove. House prices are nearly five times what they were twenty years … Continue reading

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Occupy the factory! Workers and communities take over in Greece and beyond

Liam Barrington-Bush will join the next Mutual Aid In Sussex meeting, on Wednesday 19 April to talk about solidarity ecosystems in Greece and beyond. In 2011, the Vio.Me. factory in Thessaloniki became the first European face of the occupied factory movement which … Continue reading

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Next meeting: What can we do about housing?

Housing is a massive issue in Brighton & Hove. House prices rose from an average of £50,000 in 1995, to £295,000 in 2015 and it has the highest share of privately renting households (32.5%) of any town and city in … Continue reading

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