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COVID-19 Commonweal Working Arrangements – a message from our CEO

By Ashley Horsey / March 18, 2020

An update from our Chief Executive Ashley on Commonweal working arrangements in light of Government advice on COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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How housing policy is making our job harder

By Ashley Horsey / February 7, 2020

‘Doing the right thing’ has been a constant aim throughout our 14 years of work to combat social injustices through housing. The landscape of housing policy, however, hasn’t been quite as constant.

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A decade of learning: how charities must innovate in the 2020s

By Ashley Horsey / January 8, 2020

Ashley Horsey reflects on ten years as CEO of Commonweal Housing, and suggests how charities should adapt their strategies for the new decade

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Listen: What is exempt accommodation and why is it becoming a problem?

By Ashley Horsey / December 10, 2019

A recent report highlighted failures in a particular sub-sector of housing that often escapes regulation. Termed ‘non-commissioned exempt accommodation’, its function is to place a roof over the head of people with nowhere else to go.

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The other election: Commonweal’s key asks for the next Mayor of London

By Ashley Horsey / December 6, 2019

Ashley Horsey reflects on the housing policy changes that must be delivered by the next Mayor of London to tackle the housing crisis

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Landlords could be forced to sell their homes to tenants under if Labour come to power ( PA )

Human beings who need homes are complex. Our solutions to the housing crisis must be similarly intricate

By Ashley Horsey / October 1, 2019

01/10/2019 – A “one size fits all” solution to the housing crisis will inevitably leave those with more complex needs behind, says Ashley Horsey (CEO).

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