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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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Millions saved to public purse by project supporting homeless people to work and save

By Megan Fereday / August 4, 2020

A new project is helping people at risk of homelessness into stable housing and employment, saving over £2m in costs to society, a new study has shown.

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Commonweal Housing 2019-20 annual review explores ‘making room’ for building solutions to social injustice

By Megan Fereday / July 6, 2020

Commonweal Housing is today launching its annual impact review for 2019/2020, looking back on its work and achievements from the past year.

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Commonweal Housing unveils new logo

By Megan Fereday / July 3, 2020

Commonweal Housing is pleased to present its brand new logo.

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Steve Douglas CBE: What I’m taking from nine years on the Board of Commonweal to my role as CEO of St Mungo’s

By Megan Fereday / July 1, 2020

Steve Douglas CBE reflects on his time guiding the work of Commonweal Housing as a Trustee and Chair, as he moves on to lead the homelessness charity St Mungos.

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