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Wheelchair users should be able to rent wheelchair accessible homes

By Rebecca Dillon / March 21, 2018

Eleanor Bowden, CEO of Community Sponsors Homes (CSH) discusses the need to increase the availability of wheelchair accessible homes for rent and how Commonweal are supporting CSH to achieve this aim.

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Existing shared housing solutions fail to meet the requirements of non-resident parents…This is a clear social injustice and needs to change

By Kathryn Muir / December 19, 2017

In our latest guest blog, Kathryn Muir from the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research provides her thoughts on her research on non-resident parents

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Freedom to Achieve

By Jo Richardson / November 20, 2017

In the latest in our series of guest blogs, Professor Jo Richardson, independent evaluator for the Freedom2Work project, provides her thoughts on the project

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Navel gazing and avoiding choking: what I think about ahead of an away day!

By Ashley Horsey / November 7, 2017

Commonweal Housing’s Chief Executive Ashley Horsey provides his thoughts ahead of Commonweal’s annual strategic away day.

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We need to invest in supportive, not just supported housing options…..here's why.

By Rebecca Dillon / November 2, 2017

Tuesday saw the Government unveil its plans for the future of supported housing funding. Under the new rules short-term supported accommodation will be funded through a ring-fenced fund to councils, while longer term supported housing will continue to be funded through the welfare system. The announcement follows the news last week that the proposed cap…

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The long game: Commonweal Housing's approach to learning and evaluation

By Rebecca Dillon / August 18, 2017

In the first of our series of guest blogs, IVAR’s Leila Baker reflects on Re-Unite and IVAR’s work with Commonweal Housing

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