March 19th 2019

 

20 people. including many new members, met at Star Anise to discuss the Ebley project. A feature of the meeting was a discussion of progress already made and steps that still need to be taken.

 

March 3rd 2019   

 

40 members of the public came to The Exchange, Stroud to hear about cohousing and Stroud Community Housing Projects.

 

Points of discussion included; different financial models which allow joining a community by buying an equity share in the whole property, shared ownership or by renting; meeting the needs of all ages; how values of a new community are established and different physical models for communities - including single site and core and cluster.

 

The new site on the Ebley Road was a focus. 

 

At the end many attendees expressed interest in learning more about joining a community and drinks and cakes were enjoyed by all.