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

What We Do

We are determined to address social inequalities and injustices. We do this through housing.

Who We Are

Our strength as a charity comes from our people and our united values and mission to address injustice

Why We Do It

We are driven by a clear mission and vision for change.

Commonweal in Action


Housing options for women fleeing domestic violence.

Peer Landlord

A new model of affordable shared housing where one of the tenants acts as a Peer Landlord to their housemates – providing basic household management, a degree of peer support.

Move On Up

Move On Up is a unique flat share option for carers aged 18-25, who are looking to live independently, while building life skills and focusing on achieving aspirations.

News & views

Giving people the Freedom2Work: the journey so far

Two years into the development of the Freedom2Work project with Elmbridge Rentstart, Support Worker Sam Pannell reflects on what’s worked, what hasn’t and how the project is changing people’s lives. All too often unstable housing, fluctuating benefits and lack of training and support create obstacles for people already struggling to keep their heads above water. […]

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Homeless women entering potentially dangerous relationships in attempt to stay safe on the streets

Many homeless women across the UK are in dangerous and abusive relationships in an attempt to protect themselves from the wider risks of living on the street.   New research by Brighton Women’s Centre and Homeless Link, funded by Commonweal Housing, investigated the nature of rough sleeping relationships, how women are treated within the couple and how they are treated by homeless services […]

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Interim report shows housing project is helping to combat unemployment

The second interim report for Freedom2Work, a project dedicated to helping homeless people out of unemployment has demonstrated the success of the scheme. The project combines a savings scheme with supported, shared housing to help participants gain employment, education or training. It is designed for individuals experiencing the cycle of homelessness and help people back […]

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Our Impact

Working In Partnership

If you feel that you or your organisation could have a role with us as a partner, please contact us. We really value having informal discussions about developing ideas.

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