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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Aiming to provide free housing & support for destitute migrants who would otherwise be homeless and vulnerable.
2015 - Present
Our first flagship project: a ten-year programme centred on the housing needs of women within the criminal justice system and their children.
2007 - 2016
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, and a point of contact for the managing organisation.
2013 - Present
Housing First is a fantastic model with a proven record of tackling homelessness. But can it work in the UK, where housing is in such desperately short supply?
Ken Loach’s latest film is a powerful indictment of the system that crushes both the people it’s supposed to be helping, and those who work within it
What impact are short-term rental markets such as Airbnb having on prices in London – and are their services suitable for anyone other than affluent tourists?
The House of Lords may be “the best elderly day-care centre in London”, but where is the rest of our social housing going to come from?
There are many reasons why a person may only be “just about managing” – not all of them financial.
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