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Women-specific hosting could help women facing impossible choices

By Connie Muttock / January 27, 2020

27/01/2020 – Host housing schemes can be a positive option for some women but must be more women-focussed and where appropriate offer women-only hosting, finds a report published today by Commonweal Housing

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Commonweal selected for Spring Impact’s Scale Accelerator

By Megan Fereday / January 9, 2020

09/01/2020 – Commonweal Housing have been selected to take part in this year’s Scale Accelerator, joining a cohort of five UK change-maker charities and social enterprises, with an ambition to scale their impact.

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Foundations for community-Led Housing

Report finds ‘enormous’ benefits of community-led housing projects in London

By Megan Fereday / December 4, 2019

04/12/2019 – A new study has uncovered far-reaching benefits of community-led housing projects which could play a role in tackling London’s housing crisis.

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Exempt From Responsibility? Report title page

Thousands of vulnerable people living in ‘unregulated’ housing, report finds

By Megan Fereday / November 6, 2019

06/11/2019 – An estimated 11,000 vulnerable people in Birmingham alone are living in potentially unsafe and unsuitable housing, according to new research

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Jane Slowey memorial Bursary 2019 recipients

Memorial bursary awarded to University of Birmingham students

By Megan Fereday / October 14, 2019

14/10/2019 – Commonweal Housing is proud to announce the recipients of our Jane Slowey Memorial Bursary 2019.

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Guardian Public Service Awards 2019

Housing project for destitute migrants shortlisted for national public service award

By Megan Fereday / October 2, 2019

02/10/2019 – A housing service run by Praxis Community Projects, developed with Commonweal Housing, is up for a Guardian Public Service Award.

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