RUSS is a charitable Community Land Trust that relies on the energy and ideas of volunteers and interested people to get things done. From becoming a RUSS member and volunteering with us, to making a financial or in-kind donation, there are many ways you can get involved with RUSS. We’d be grateful for the help, expertise or enthusiasm you can bring!


Become a RUSS member
As a volunteer-led Community Land Trust RUSS is only as big and ambitious as its members. If you care about affordable housing and sustainable living, we’d love you to join us. Membership is open to all and starts from as little as £1!
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Donate to RUSS
RUSS is a not-for-profit community-led organisation that relies on grants and donations to create genuinely and permanently affordable homes to help tackled London’s housing crisis. Please consider making a donation to our cause.
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Help us create a Self-Build Community Space
After a successful crowd funding initiative in 2017, we’re building London’s first training facility for would-be community self-builders as well as providing a new community space for Ladywell, Lewisham. We need volunteers to help us.

Contact or join our next Self-Build Hub meeting – see RUSS Calendar for dates and location.


Come to a Members’ Meeting
RUSS’ 800+ members have an active calendar of members’ meetings, team meetings and one-off events, as well as an online and mobile forum called Slack where members collaborate and share ideas.
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