101 on partnership types

For a lot of people working in the sector, the types of public-private partnership (PPPs)  – JV, Development Led, Strategic Partnership – are still not clear. This session explored different types of PPPs available and give the audience a better idea of the ways in which the public and private sectors can collaborate to unlock more affordable housing.

Building recovery case study: Building communities in action

Reflecting on the past two years, it’s clear we need holistic, integrated solutions that put people at the heart of our thinking about the built environment. Through their Building Communities strategy, Countryside are taking a whole systems approach to improving the way they work with communities, to maximise social value in their projects and build sustainable, thriving places.

Community, connection and Covid-19: Building community resilience to a crisis

Community, connection and Covid-19: How community development programmes can keep communities resilient during a crisis

Empowering residents and increasing equality and inclusion can boost community cohesion – as well as keep communities resilient in tough times. In this case study of Grahame Park in Barnet, we explore the benefits of investment in community development programmes, and how they’ve flexed in lockdown.