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New sleeping Pods installed at south London homeless shelter

By Jessie Powell / December 17, 2018

Ten new sleeping pods have been installed at a homeless shelter in south London.

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Commonweal project for destitute migrants finalist in World Habitat Awards

By Rebecca Dillon / December 14, 2018

A Commonweal funded project that houses destitute migrants has been selected as a finalist in the World Habitat Awards. 

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Homeless women entering potentially dangerous relationships in attempt to stay safe on the streets

By Jessie Powell / December 5, 2018

Research funded by Commonweal Housing looks at the nature of rough sleeping couples.

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Interim report shows housing project is helping to combat unemployment

By Rebecca Dillon / November 27, 2018

The second interim report for Freedom2Work, a project dedicated to helping homeless people out of unemployment has demonstrated the success of the scheme.

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Commonweal Funded Research Finds Over 90% of Wheelchair Users Struggle to find Accessible Homes for Private Rent

By Rebecca Dillon / November 12, 2018

The largest-ever survey on wheelchair users and their housing needs, which was funded by Commonweal Housing, finds: There is a chronic lack of wheelchair accessible homes in the Private Rented Sector (PRS), according to new research by Abode Impact 4 in 5 are currently living in a home that fails to fully meet their needs…

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Commonweal Housing welcomes new Trustee   

By Rebecca Dillon / October 30, 2018

Independent action learning charity, Commonweal Housing has welcomed researcher Becky Rice to its board of Trustees.   Becky, who joined the charity’s Board of Trustees in September, has over 15 years’ experience in research and evaluation, with specific focus on homelessness and vulnerable groups.   As well as holding senior research positions at organisations such as St Mungos and…

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