Frome’s Elephant in the Room

Our hidden housing crisis.

Fair Housing for Frome (FHfF) is a non-profit community organisation set up in April 2018 to address the housing crisis that lies beneath the surface of our town’s seeming prosperity and popular appeal.

We call this Frome’s ‘elephant in the room’.

For many local people, rising rents, stagnating wages and austerity are making it increasingly difficult to afford a decent and secure home for themselves and their families.

Our Goal

A genuinely affordable place to call home.

The goal of FHfF is to work with the people of Frome and the surrounding areas, particularly those on low incomes, to enable them to live in a genuinely affordable and decent quality home that promotes their health and wellbeing.

Our work is divided into three main themes:

News, Events and Blog


Read our latest newsletter or sign up to our mailing list.

Newsletter Sept 2019

Upcoming Homelessness meeting, FACLT update, Landlords and renters have your say!

Newsletter July 2019

Our briefing to new Councillors, Saxonvale Update, First Frome Area Community Land Trust.

Newsletter June 2019

The new Tenants Fees Act, Lessons from the Frome Housing Survey, Affordable Retirement Villages.

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