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Waiting for the Housing Buses

By Ashley Horsey / August 14, 2018

This week the Government showed their hand on rough sleeping and social housing. In what could be described as a sensible series of coordinated announcements, the Government has released both its Rough Sleeping Strategy, (to tackle one of the most extreme manifestations of the housing crisis) followed the very next day by the long awaited…

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Navel gazing and avoiding choking: what I think about ahead of an away day!

By Ashley Horsey / November 7, 2017

Commonweal Housing’s Chief Executive Ashley Horsey provides his thoughts ahead of Commonweal’s annual strategic away day.

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Commonweal launches new design ideas competition

By Ashley Horsey / May 22, 2017

Leading on from the Thames Reach research sponsored by Commonweal in to the lives of Romanian migrant workers living in tent encampments around London, Commonweal are now picking the brains and creativity of the architecture and design world to identify new transitional short-term accommodation ideas; options that can make use of empty existing buildings and…

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Changes to the Commonweal Board of Trustees

By Ashley Horsey / March 24, 2017

Two trustees are moving on, and two new trustees are joining the board

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Our new Finance Coordinator, Yetty Ejere, on social injustice and Angelina Jolie

By Ashley Horsey / March 24, 2017

Are governments, universities and celebrities waking up to the growing problem of homelessness?

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Housing First – what's not to like?

By Ashley Horsey / March 15, 2017

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?

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