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.

We’re always looking for new organisations to partner with. Read more here.

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  1. Housing First – what’s not to like?

    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?

  2. I, Ashley Horsey…

    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

  3. The impact of Airbnb on rental markets

    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?

  4. Supported housing: not just for lords and ladies

    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?

  5. Jam today – and still jam tomorrow…

    There are many reasons why a person may only be “just about managing” – not all of them financial.

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