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. Sharing the future

    Five years into our Peer Landlord project, we’ve reached a crucial point; the commencement of the second phase of delivery, up until April 2018. There are thirteen properties up and […]

  2. Unattractive, unsympathetic and controversial ….it’s what we do

    As part of Commonweal Housing’s 10th Anniversary celebration this year – we launched a new competition Starter for 10 with the prize being £10,000 to fund research or a feasibility […]

  3. Building safe choices

    When Stonewall Housing approached us last year with a social injustice and a dream of how they wanted to help solve it, we were all ears. They told us that […]

  4. LGBT Housing in older age

    In 2015 Commonweal Housing joined forces with Stonewall Housing and the Big Lottery Fund to fund a study into the current provision of housing and related care and support for […]

  5. Migrant encampment project wins Commonweal competition

      Commonweal Housing are delighted to announce Thames Reach as the winners of our Starter for 10 Competition.   Starter for 10 was launched by Commonweal Housing offering £10,000 to […]

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