Nine charity experts have come together to draw attention to the links between housing and social injustice, in a new…
Commonweal Housing is an independent charity working to investigate, pilot and champion housing-based solutions to social injustice. Using charitable resources we provide experts and…
A new project is helping people at risk of homelessness into stable housing and employment, saving over £2m in costs to society, a new study has shown.
Commonweal Housing is today launching its annual impact review for 2019/2020, looking back on its work and achievements from the past year.
For people in contact with the criminal justice system, access to safe housing is vital to moving onto independent and stable lives. Yet too many people are trapped in a devastating cycle of homelessness and offending. In episode two of Locked Out, a new podcast from Commonweal Housing, we are asking: why is it so…Read More
We must be cautious about throwing the baby out with the bathwater over talk of ending shared housing for homeless people, writes Ashley HorseyRead More
Steve Douglas CBE: What I’m taking from nine years on the Board of Commonweal to my role as CEO of St Mungo’s
Steve Douglas CBE reflects on his time guiding the work of Commonweal Housing as a Trustee and Chair, as he moves on to lead the homelessness charity St Mungos.Read More
Nicola Aylward (Learning and Work Institute) blogs on the findings of the final evaluation of our Move On Up project for young adult carers.Read More
Ben Phillips-Farmer, Support Worker at Elmbridge Rentstart, tells Commonweal how the charity has coped with the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis and delivered on their clients’ needs.Read More
This article was originally published in Civil Society The new society we build from this crisis must finally put the most marginalised at the centre, and we need the expertise of small specialist charities to make this happen It is difficult to write about looking forward to the post-coronavirus world without slipping into overused phrases…Read More
The UK Government’s ‘no recourse to public funds’ policy has now been ruled unlawful by the High Court. CEO Ashley Horsey reflects on our work with Praxis Community Projects to mitigate its damaging effects.Read More
The need to support vulnerable and marginalised people is clearer than ever before. Commonweal is looking for new opportunities to help, writes Ashley Horsey (Commonweal CEO)Read More
Housing for the most marginalised needs to be a long-term priority, even when we don’t need it to protect the rest of us
Connie writes about how social distancing has changed the national perspective on housing for the most marginalisedRead More
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