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Desperate for a house?

Don’t forget your shovel.

Niall Martin writes:

Homegrown Home Co-Operative is interested in hearing from anyone who would like to build their own home under expert tuition. You must:

1) Be on the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council housing list

2) Have the staying power to stick with a construction project that will take a year to complete.

3) Be available to work on a construction site from 8am – 4pm Mon- Fri , or have a family member(s) who can stand in for you when necessary

No experience necessary , social welfare payments not affected. Applications welcome from families with a member with a disability , or those from ethnic minorities .This is a not for profit project .

We are looking for five committed families who will work together to attain the goal of building five homes that they will own .For an information pack contact  myhomegrownhome@gmail.com

Above: drawings from architects Claire McManus and Dominic Stevens who are both working on the Homegrown project.