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.
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A Programme providing housing on the point of release for women leaving prison to reunite them swiftly with their children.
2007 - Present
We are seeking to test a model of shared housing provision where more advanced clients provide informal, positive, role model peer-support to other clients.
2013 - Present
The Chrysalis project is a partnership between Commonweal and St Mungo's providing a resettlement programme for women wanting to exit prostitution.
2009 - Present
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. […]
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 […]
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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