Housing commons - links

This page contains information links rather than commercial links. For courses, products & services, see the icons to the right. If you'd like to suggest a commercial link, see our network page.


Elinor Ostrom – 8 principles for managing a commons

Guardian – second home ownership is destroying coastal towns. The housing commons can help solve this problem.

Guardian – corporate landlordism offers no security for poor people, even in times of crisis.

Mutual Credit Services – will provide help and advice for local groups looking to set up a housing commons in their community

Use-credit obligations – the idea that underpins the housing commons.

Why your house is a terrible investment – funny article about why houses make terrible investments (although it’s usually about security first, investment second). Housing commons solves the first problem and makes the second irrelevant.

There’s a crash coming – a slap from Mother Nature. This isn’t pessimistic; it’s realistic.

The human impact on nature and on each other is accelerating and needs systemic change to reverse.

We’re not advocating poverty, or a hair-shirt existence. We advocate changes that will mean better lives for almost everyone.

Latest Comments

Stay up to date

Newsletter sign up is temporarily disabled

Facebook icon Twitter icon Youtube icon

All rights reserved © lowimpact 2022