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Housing service for destitute migrants wins national award for innovation

By Jessie Powell / July 3, 2019

A housing service run by Praxis Community Projects, developed alongside Commonweal Housing has won a national award for innovation.

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Steve Douglas appointed Chair of Commonweal Housing

By Jessie Powell / July 1, 2019

Steve Douglas CBE has been appointed Chair of Commonweal Housing following outgoing Chair Fiona Mactaggart’s decision to step down from the role after 13 years.

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Memorial bursary applications open to students for a second year

By Jessie Powell / May 15, 2019

Applications are now open for students at the University of Birmingham to apply for one of three bursaries supported by Commonweal Housing.

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We welcome funding for accommodation-based support for survivors, but there is more to be done

By Jessie Powell / May 13, 2019

Our response to the government’s announcement of funding for local councils to provide accommodation-based support for survivors of domestic abuse.

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Housing project providing crucial support for women exiting sexual exploitation

By Jessie Powell / April 9, 2019

 A London-based housing project is providing crucial support for women who have been victims of sexual exploitation. 

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Commonweal Housing awards £10k to investigate housing for victims of trafficking

By Jessie Powell / February 20, 2019

Hibiscus Initiatives are the winners of £10k funding from our Housing Helps new ideas competition.

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