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Warm Words and Some Cold Reality

By Ashley Horsey / September 20, 2018

It genuinely is a good thing to have a serving Prime Minister come to a social housing conference and extol the virtues of and provide the promise of more funding to enable more social and affordable rented homes to be built. The fact that Theresa May’s attendance at this week’s National Housing Federation Summit was…

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What is factory made housing?

By Rebecca Dillon / September 10, 2018

Commonweal Pods to feature in New London Architecture’s research paper.

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Waiting for the Housing Buses

By Ashley Horsey / August 14, 2018

This week the Government showed their hand on rough sleeping and social housing. In what could be described as a sensible series of coordinated announcements, the Government has released both its Rough Sleeping Strategy, (to tackle one of the most extreme manifestations of the housing crisis) followed the very next day by the long awaited…

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LivShare: Co-Living without the expensive add-ons

By Rebecca Dillon / July 6, 2018

LivShare creator Andy Redfearn shares his views on the concept and what he hopes to achieve with the model

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Transformation Through Innovation – reflections on the Freedom2Work project

By Rebecca Dillon / May 11, 2018

Commonweal’s Policy and Communications Coordinator, Edward Lowe, reflects on his experience meeting individuals supported by the Freedom2Work project.

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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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