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THE HENRY PROJECT ABOUT SHARED LIVING

Posted in community, fremantle, lifestyle, living by freoview on November 8, 2016

Meriam Salama is an architect and founder of a social enterprise that seeks to provide affordable housing through co-ownership. Her venture, The Henry Project, seeks to provide opportunities for multiple small households to share ownership of a single dwelling, living independently, but with some shared facilities. The basic premise is that living together equates to living better; living together provides better affordability, and better social connectedness.

The Henry Project event is held on 22nd November 2016, and co-hosted by the City of Fremantle, and Shelter WA. It will provide details of how co-ownership works and what these properties might look like.

More importantly, it will give people the space to meet others similarly interested in the idea, to start developing connections that may lead to this type of co-living.  

There are more event details here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/living-together-living-better-tickets-28594873035

Through The Henry Project, Meriam hopes to create opportunities to free people from the overwhelming burden of household debt, in order to live more fulfilling lives.

The model she is offering can make affordable housing, with genuine social benefit, a viable alternative in the Fremantle area.

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