Community led housing by its nature and intention
aims to create social impact. In the Tees Valley community led housing groups provide affordable housing not only for local housing need and area
improvement, but also as a vehicle to deliver other benefits.
In the Tees Valley, this includes services that
support people who have experienced problems with homelessness, mental health and social exclusion; personal development and employment training; and
business start-up support for self-employment.
The impact associated with community led housing schemes vary by individual scheme but will involve some or all the following: