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How to turn your house-share into a community

Wednesday 30 October @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

£10
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With families moving away from each other; the average age of getting onto the property ladder going up; and the buy-to-let industry encouraging a culture of short-term lets, we have never been more isolated as a society.*

If you’ve ever wondered how you can find your people and recreate that feeling of kinship, tribe, family or neighbourliness then join tonight’s panel where we hear from different households who have turned their London properties into a community.

The panel will be announced shortly.

Doors at 7pm, panel discussion starts at 7.30pm

About Commune Club

Commune Club is interested in the different ways people can live in community. We hold a range of events such as talks, workshops and film screenings to share knowledge on how to live together from the people who are doing it and the organisations who support them.
If you are interested in our other events, please email camillasinbox@gmail.com and we’ll keep you in the loop.

If the cost of the event would prohibit your attendance, please get in touch.

We also have some volunteering opportunities available.

*Citations

First time buyers average age has risen by seven years since the 1960s, survey finds

In 1960 the average age of joining the property ladder across the UK was 23 and it took 2 years 1 month and 23% had financial help. In the 2010s the average age is 30, it takes 5 years 1 month and 48% had financial help.

https://www.independent.co.uk/property/first-time-buyer-age-increase-1960s-housing-market-cost-property-ladder-a8244501.html

Seven things you did not know about migration in the UK

“The UK has a high rate of internal migration compared to other European countries, with an average of 3.5 per cent of its population moving each year.”

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/11942613/Seven-things-you-did-not-know-about-migration-in-the-UK.html

Landlords react with fury to three-year tenancy plans

“About 80% of tenancies in England and Wales are set at six months or 12 months, with the assured shorthold tenancy the bedrock of the buy-to-let industry. The current contracts leave tenants at risk of eviction at short notice, without the landlord having to give an explanation.”

https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/jul/01/uk-tenants-to-get-minimum-three-year-contracts-says-minister

Details

Date:
Wednesday 30 October
Time:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
£10
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Commune-Club/events/264023860/

Venue

DIY Space for London
96-102 Ormside St
London, SE15 1TF United Kingdom
Website:
www.diyspaceforlondon.org