Welcome to Commonweal Housing. We’re dedicated to providing housing solutions to social injustice.

Commonweal Housing is a registered charity seeking to make bold experiments in housing. Using social investment from our principal benefactor and other like-minded, forward-thinking organisations, we work to develop innovative housing projects. Find out more about us.

We’re always looking for new organisations to partner with. Read more here.

Our Projects


  1. Innovative Investment Report out soon

    Our new report ‘Innovative Investment’ (#SocialInvest) will be published and launched on Tuesday 25 November. The report argues that social investment should be used to fund Innovative and even untested housing schemes. […]

  2. The social investment arguments are not black and white

    It was reported in October that at a recent event Kathy Evans, CEO at Children England, said social finance is “absolutely the wrong thing” for the voluntary sector. She went […]

  3. New Peer Landlord Interim Evaluation Released

    Commonweal releases interim findings of an independent, four year evaluation of the pilot Peer Landlord shared housing model. We commissioned this ongoing evaluation as part of Commonweal’s commitment to developing new models, […]

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