However, as is often pointed out by their critics, it is unlikely that CLTs could function at an economy of scale.
So does this mean that community-led housing is useless? Absolutely not.
Building secure and affordable structures does not on its own constitute housing policy: we also need to build communities.
We must prevent situations in which communities are isolated and segregated, cut off from essential transport links, proximity to opportunity, and access to green space.
Community-led housing provides a model in which community need, not profit, is placed at the centre of planning, and needs beyond simply the provision of shelter are addressed.