Self-Help Housing Capacity Building Programme

The capacity building programme offered by HACT and provides community-led housing organisations support and advice specifically related to the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme.

In conjuction with the regional briefing sessions that were held around the UK in early 2012, mid 2013 and early 2014, this section of the website supports this programme by providing reference material that will help you utilise your funding and share best practice with other organisations.

Here is what's on offer as part of the programme:

Events and News

Find out if there’s a regional meeting or event happening near you, where you can catch up on the latest developments and meet up with other organisations in receipt of EHCGP funding.

Empty Homes Community Grants Programme 

Information about the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme, how it works and details of who recieved funding.

Resource section

Lots of information about project delivery, raising loan finance & grants, funding models, training & employment, project profiles, case studies and research being carried out into the EHCGP by Third Sector Research Centre.

Self-Help housing project directory

A directory of projects in receipt of funding and a map showing where they’re located. Find out more about the community groups who have received funding to actively restore properties in their area.

Related resources

For more information about self help housing, please visit our partner's website: