HOW TO USE THIS TOOLKIT

If you are relatively new to custom and self build housing you will want to start by understanding the main delivery Models. This section explains that some models are enabled by councils, others by the private sector. Some are aimed at individuals who want to build their own home, while others are focussed on group projects. If you already understand the Models and want to know more about implementation, examine the guidance in the Briefing Notes. The Case Studies include a mix of early UK projects and examples of inspirational projects from abroad.


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Models
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Models

There are four main way of enabling self and custom build homes. This section explains the processes that are involved and sets out the pros and cons of each.

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Briefing Notes
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Briefing Notes

This section provides clear practical guidance on a range of implementation issues, including assessing demand, planning, identifying land, resourcing, finance, marketing and support for consumers.

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Case Studies
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Case Studies

This section contains detailed information on a range of different sized projects in rural, suburban and urban locations across the UK. It also includes many international examples that could be adapted or replicated for use here.

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