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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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I, Ashley Horsey…

By Ashley Horsey / March 8, 2017

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

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Jam today – and still jam tomorrow…

By Ashley Horsey / February 16, 2017

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

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