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A home is so much more than a building. Ecomotive can support you to live in amazing homes and communities

Professional Advice and Support

Whether you are an individual, an informal group or established organisation, if you want to set up a collective housing project, Ecomotive is able to offer professional advice and support to help your project towards completion.

Designing and delivering a housing project can be complex and challenging. Our team of experienced enablers is here to support you through the process from start to finish, with advice and professional services covering the following areas, and more:

  • Setting up and working effectively as a group

  • Advice on legal structures and governance

  • Feasibility studies

  • Business planning

  • Funding and finance options

  • Land finding and site assessment

  • Community engagement

  • Masterplanning and architectural design

  • Environmental sustainability – design and assessment

  • Preparation and submission of planning applications

  • Advice on procurement and working with contractors

  • Self build training

  • Project/site management

  • Long term management plans for homes

If you’re interested in any or all of the above, please contact us to set up an initial free-of-charge meeting with one of our enablers to discuss your needs and get a quote for the support you need. We may be able to assist you in applying for grant funding to help access our services.


 

Consultancy support for Local Authorities

Community-Led Housing is increasingly being seen as an important element of strategies to create local housing, especially affordable homes, and community housing groups as key partners for the Local Authorities with the statutory responsibility to deliver solutions.

Ecomotive has considerable experience working directly with Local Authorities to help them learn how they can work in partnership with communities to create powerful, local solutions to the housing crisis. Find out more by clicking below.