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Memorial bursary applications open to students for a second year

By Jessie Powell / May 15, 2019

Applications are now open for students at the University of Birmingham to apply for one of three bursaries supported by Commonweal Housing.

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We welcome funding for accommodation-based support for survivors, but there is more to be done

By Jessie Powell / May 13, 2019

Our response to the government’s announcement of funding for local councils to provide accommodation-based support for survivors of domestic abuse.

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Commonweal Housing awards £10k to investigate housing for victims of trafficking

By Jessie Powell / February 20, 2019

Hibiscus Initiatives are the winners of £10k funding from our Housing Helps new ideas competition.

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Pioneering housing project helping asylum seekers out of destitution

By Jessie Powell / February 18, 2019

After three years in development, our No Recourse to Public Funds project has received its final evaluation, after helping over 100 people.

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Campaign raises awareness of homeless women attempting to stay safe on Valentine’s Day

By Rebecca Dillon / February 14, 2019

A social media campaign is raising awareness of the safety of homeless women and rough sleeping couples this Valentine’s Day, by highlighting how people are #CouplingUp on the streets.

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Lewisham Mayor launches innovative homeless sleeping pods

By Rebecca Dillon / January 25, 2019

London’s first temporary indoor sleeping pods for people who are homeless were officially opened today (Friday 25 January) by Damien Egan, Mayor of Lewisham. The interlinking structures provide privacy and added security to those using them as temporary bedrooms in the 999 Club’s emergency night shelter. The pods were designed by architects Reed Watts in…

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