It’s been five years since Get Living launched London’s first recognised Build to Rent (BTR) scheme: a 1,400-home development in East Village, Stratford. At that time, conversations about rent controls, reputational risk and smaller returns were scaring off investors and limiting growth of the sector. Despite a slow start initially … Read more
Future London Leaders 22 wrapped up on Wednesday 18 September with the group presenting their Proposals for London on the theme of community benefit. A fantastic range of ideas were presented to an audience of colleagues, mentors, sponsors, alumni, course contributors and friends of Future of London. The event was … Read more
Ing Media provided a small group of FoL alumni with an engaging workshop on media and messaging, including practical tips for working with the media, taking some of the group to task through recorded mock interviews on their projects. Ing Media’s tips can help navigate numerous situations such as meetings, job interviews and public presentations, providing vital tools to boost confidence and personal impact.
While the process of developing community-led homes is far from simple, there is more support available now – to groups, local authorities and development partners – than ever before. At the penultimate event of Future of London’s Foundations for Community-Led Housing series, we took the opportunity to hear from the … Read more