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Learning the unexpected: how changed circumstances can present new opportunities for reflection and understanding

By Megan Fereday / May 17, 2021

Ashley Horsey, Leila Baker and Matthieu Lambert come together to share the lessons learned from Enterprise Homes Group’s ‘Roof Space’ project, piloted during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Charity seeks new housing-based project partnerships to tackle social injustices

By Megan Fereday / April 12, 2021

Commonweal Housing has opened a new call for housing-based project ideas from charitable organisations working to tackle social injustice.

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Local Authorities must ensure survivors’ safety through innovative partnership working

By Megan Fereday / February 10, 2021

Leading domestic abuse charity, Solace, Commonweal Housing and Southwark Council, are today advocating for strong and effective partnerships that deliver a life-changing combination of safe, suitable housing, and holistic emotional and practical support to ensure those experiencing abuse can flee safely and recover.

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Two new trustees appointed to Commonweal Housing

By Megan Fereday / February 8, 2021

Amarjit Bains and Sheldon Shillingford have been appointed to the Board of Trustees of housing and social justice charity Commonweal Housing.

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Quaker Social Action receives £10,000 match-funded donations to Big Give Christmas Challenge from Commonweal

By Megan Fereday / December 3, 2020

Quaker Social Action has unlocked £10,000 in match-funded donations from Commonweal Housing by reaching its Big Give Challenge target in just two days. The Challenge campaign raises funds each year for QSA’s range of services for those experiencing poverty and financial hardship. Commonweal have been proud to show our continued support for our project partner…

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Majority of Victims of Trafficking do not have access to safe housing

By Connie Muttock / December 2, 2020

A new report by Hibiscus Initiatives, and supported by Commonweal, finds that the majority of potential female victims of trafficking are unable to access safe houses, with some even facing homelessness. Hibiscus urges that foreign national female trafficking survivors can be housed in safe houses. Chief Executive of Hibiscus, Marchu Girma: “Safe house provision is important for…

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