LHFH provides an alternative route onto the property ladder for families who could not ordinarily afford a home of their own.
AWARENESS: Nell Bryden is given a big cheer by project workers and homebuilders at the LHFH site in Alt Street, Toxteth, yesterday Picture: JAMES MALONEY
also relies on donations of cash, materials, services and gifts in kind to enable it to keep building costs down.
While helping to build his own home, Ben took part in training courses under LHFH's 'Learn for Life' programme, gaining industry-recognised qualifications including level one diplomas in plastering, bricklaying and painting.
? LHFH is currently identifying home partners for future phases, as well as volunteers who wish to get involved.
The "budget" show home was created for LHFH by interior design consultant Lola Bodansky.
LHFH is also using the internet to turn gifts in kind into all-important pounds.
Paul Taylor sale items LHFH has faced severe financial difficulty over the last 12 months in the wake of public spending cuts and the impact of the recession on corporate and private charitable giving.
Julia, who previously lived in a rented property with her sons, Sydney and Timothy, first heard about the housing charity while doing voluntary work with a local women's group for refugees and I DID IT!: keys from LHFH and chairwoman asylum seekers.
I DID IT!: Julia Walimbwa collects her keys from LHFH director Van Garver and chairwoman Shannon Ledbetter