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Tonic’s new LGBT+ retirement community is cause for celebration

By Megan Fereday / March 5, 2021

Megan Fereday reflects on the UK’s first ever LGBT+ retirement community, and why older queer people need access to safe and affirming housing.

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Local Authorities must ensure survivors’ safety through innovative partnership working

By Megan Fereday / February 10, 2021

Leading domestic abuse charity, Solace, Commonweal Housing and Southwark Council, are today advocating for strong and effective partnerships that deliver a life-changing combination of safe, suitable housing, and holistic emotional and practical support to ensure those experiencing abuse can flee safely and recover.

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Two new trustees appointed to Commonweal Housing

By Megan Fereday / February 8, 2021

Amarjit Bains and Sheldon Shillingford have been appointed to the Board of Trustees of housing and social justice charity Commonweal Housing.

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Quaker Social Action receives £10,000 match-funded donations to Big Give Christmas Challenge from Commonweal

By Megan Fereday / December 3, 2020

Quaker Social Action has unlocked £10,000 in match-funded donations from Commonweal Housing by reaching its Big Give Challenge target in just two days. The Challenge campaign raises funds each year for QSA’s range of services for those experiencing poverty and financial hardship. Commonweal have been proud to show our continued support for our project partner…

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Locked Out episode four: housing for survivors of VAWG

By Megan Fereday / November 18, 2020

Too many women are forced to choose between living with abuse or living on the streets. That’s because the majority of survivors of violence against women and girls, or VAWG, must find a new place to live in order to escape – and safe, stable housing is too often out of reach.   Last year, Commonweal’s…

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People facing social injustice are locked out of safe, secure housing, say charity experts in new anthology

By Megan Fereday / October 7, 2020

Nine charity experts have come together to draw attention to the links between housing and social injustice, in a new anthology published today by Commonweal Housing. The anthology, Locked Out, will be launched alongside a podcast of the same name, in which authors and other guests will share their perspective on the housing needs of people facing social injustice.  Read the…

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