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Locked Out episode three: housing for Black and minoritised survivors

By Connie Muttock / November 4, 2020

The impacts of the housing crisis are wide reaching and intersectional: colliding with other social issues like cuts to specialist women’s services and a wider environment of institutionalised racism and discrimination. Black and minoritized survivors of violence against women and girls face multiple barriers to safe and secure housing – from discrimination by frontline professionals,…

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Locked Out episode two: housing and the criminal justice system

By Connie Muttock / October 21, 2020

For people in contact with the criminal justice system, access to safe housing is vital to moving onto independent and stable lives. Yet too many people are trapped in a devastating cycle of homelessness and offending. In episode two of Locked Out, a new podcast from Commonweal Housing, we are asking: why is it so…

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Locked Out: a new podcast from Commonweal Housing

By Connie Muttock / October 7, 2020

In the midst of a national housing crisis, it is obvious to most of us that too many people are locked out of safe, secure housing in the UK. But which groups are particularly at risk and why? That’s what we sought to uncover in Locked Out, a new anthology of essays highlighting the links…

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Commonweal Housing seeks new Trustee with housing sector experience

By Connie Muttock / August 28, 2020

Commonweal Housing is an independent charity working to investigate, pilot and champion housing-based solutions to social injustice. Using charitable resources we provide experts and partner organisations with the opportunity to trial and test new approaches designed to enhance housing equality and justice.  Commonweal is now looking for an additional Trustee to join our skilled, committed and experienced Board. The Board is specifically looking for a…

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Housing for the most marginalised needs to be a long-term priority, even when we don’t need it to protect the rest of us

By Connie Muttock / April 3, 2020

Connie writes about how social distancing has changed the national perspective on housing for the most marginalised

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Charity seeking new partners with big ideas for housing solutions to social injustice

By Connie Muttock / March 16, 2020

Commonweal Housing is looking for new ideas for their next property-based project.

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