The second seminar in the series took place in Leeds, at Leeds University and Lilac [Low Impact Living Affordable Community]) on Friday 17th April 2015.
We will be adding to this page in the near future a discussion of the main themes and points of discussion that arose in the second seminar. Following presentations on a wide range of subjects, (speakers listed here and all the presentations are attached below) delegates discussed the different social-legal models (such as mutual home ownership) and how they can be limit property speculation.
- Iain and Giselle Walker from Murundaka Cohousing in Melbourne, discussed The Challenges of co-operativism and affordability. Download their presentation here →
- Paul Chatterton, University of Leeds, telling the story of Lilac.
- Gill Coupland, Social Business Brokers, discussing Leeds Community Homes. Download her presentation here →
- Cath Muller, from Radical Routes, discussing the co-operative cluster model. Download the report here →
- Students for Cooperation also presented, discussing co-operative student accommodation. Download their presentation here →