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.

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Our Projects


  1. New report launched on exiting prostitution

    Danger that specialist support for women to leave prostitution behind being “undermined” Commonweal Housing releases a new report today investigating developments in policy and practice affecting services that support women to […]

  2. We’re hiring

    COMMONWEAL RECRUTING A PEER LANDLORD BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER   Project Development Manager (Peer Landlord)   £30K per annum (full time equivalent) Part-time, 21 hours per week Fixed-term contract until March […]

  3. Time to take Pride in housing for older people

    This is a version of an article featured in Inside Housing  on 29th January 2016.    As we approach the film awards season, I’m reminded of a film that really touched […]

  4. Lets talk about debt

    I’ve written before about my fascination with George Osborne, and so in my first blog of 2016 I wanted to return to that subject. Last year George was very keen […]

  5. The Private Rented Sector a necessary evil or good and vital partners?

    I have long been an advocate of making use of and working with the private rented sector to meet housing need.  Partly through pragmatism (realising there was simply not enough […]

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