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Report shows impact of project on preventing homelessness in young adult carers

By Rebecca Dillon / December 18, 2018

An interim report for Move On Up has shown how the project is helping to halt homelessness for young adult carers. 

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Commonweal project for destitute migrants finalist in World Habitat Awards

By Rebecca Dillon / December 14, 2018

A Commonweal funded project that houses destitute migrants has been selected as a finalist in the World Habitat Awards. 

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Interim report shows housing project is helping to combat unemployment

By Rebecca Dillon / November 27, 2018

The second interim report for Freedom2Work, a project dedicated to helping homeless people out of unemployment has demonstrated the success of the scheme.

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Commonweal Funded Research Finds Over 90% of Wheelchair Users Struggle to find Accessible Homes for Private Rent

By Rebecca Dillon / November 12, 2018

The largest-ever survey on wheelchair users and their housing needs, which was funded by Commonweal Housing, finds: There is a chronic lack of wheelchair accessible homes in the Private Rented Sector (PRS), according to new research by Abode Impact 4 in 5 are currently living in a home that fails to fully meet their needs…

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Commonweal Housing welcomes new Trustee   

By Rebecca Dillon / October 30, 2018

Independent action learning charity, Commonweal Housing has welcomed researcher Becky Rice to its board of Trustees.   Becky, who joined the charity’s Board of Trustees in September, has over 15 years’ experience in research and evaluation, with specific focus on homelessness and vulnerable groups.   As well as holding senior research positions at organisations such as St Mungos and…

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University bursary to remember valuable work of housing charity Trustee

By Rebecca Dillon / October 8, 2018

Commonweal Housing have partnered with the University of Birmingham to offer a student bursary in remembrance of Jane Slowey CBE, a former Trustee who passed away in October 2017. This year, the Jane Slowey Memorial Fund will offer £2,500 to two undergraduates in the University’s School of Social Policy who have a focus on housing…

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