A local housing co-op has had an offer accepted on a property in Scraptoft/Humberstone-ish area. They are now looking to raise loan stock (from people like you!) as well as securing a mortgage from Triodos for the remaining amount. Investment starts from as little as £50.
Download the full blurb here: Scraptoft Housing Loan Stock Invitation
Well worth a look if you are interested in the general concept or are looking for a local investment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.