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A dignified micro home community

where housing is just the beginning.

 
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Housing

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Everyone deserves a home, and
everyone deserve a community.

12 Neighbours is building a community of 96 micro homes (built in blocks of 12), as well as a social enterprise centre.

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House Specs
The micro-homes are fully independent, private detached homes with a small private yard, arranged in neighbourhood blocks of 12 homes (“12 Neighbours”) with ample shared community green space in between them. Each home is 10’x24’ and has a covered front deck, a three-piece bathroom, a kitchen with sink, induction stovetop, microwave, apartment sized fridge, and sleeping accommodations for one or two people, and a living and dining area, plus a storage loft and cathedral ceiling. The homes are built to the province’s “Green Building” standard and are very energy efficient. The homes will be connected to city water and sewer.

Application Policy
As housing becomes available, 12 Neighbours plans to work with the Fredericton coordinated access system which is managed by Social Development and other housing agencies and nonprofits in the city.  Social Development currently manages an Affordable Housing waitlist as well as a by-names list of people with housing needs. If anyone is interested in the 12 neighbours community, you can let us know by filling our expression of interest form, and we will help you connect into the coordinated access system.  

Social Enterprise

Centre

The Social Enterprise Centre will be a key support system and catalyst for personal and community development.

It will allow members to:

  • develop workplace skills.

  • progress at their rate.

  • earn and save money.

 
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A patient workplace, where members can;

Develop confidence,

learn skills,
and earn money.

The social enterprise center will also provide space for external community supports,
and other programs available to

community members, like art therapy, counselling programs, recovery programs, job skills training, and more.

The social enterprise centre is the context where a healthy community will be nurtured. It will be comprised of micro-businesses that provide on-the-job training and life skills development.

 

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Project Timeline

 homes built 

2022 

+24

Social
Enterprise
Centre

 2023 

+36

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 2024 

+24

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2021/
2022
 

12

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Learn more about us.

Our Story

We've been studying different  development models for years. 

Now we're building our own.

Poverty Paradigm

Here we summarize our lessons learned and explain how we expect to change people's lives with this community.

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Vision & Values

What are we really setting out to do? 


How are we going to do it?

 
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Become a Partner

 

Community Partners

We welcome the community's participation in this project.

 

Read below to learn about the different ways the community has been supporting this project so far.  

Community Philanthropist

+$10,000

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Community Activist

 

 +$5,000

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Community Friend

 +$1,000

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Dale Bray

Reuben Deil

"In - Kind Supporters" have made  contributions through discounted products and services.

In-Kind Supporters

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