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Commonweal Launches Housing Helps Competition

By Rebecca Dillon / October 5, 2018

We are launching our ‘Housing Helps’ new ideas competition to award £10k for the most innovative housing solution to combat a social injustice.

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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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Commonweal Pods Shortlisted for 24Housing Awards

By Rebecca Dillon / August 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Commonweal Pods have been shortlisted for the Innovation category in the 24Housing Awards. This follows the Pods receiving a runner up award at the Homeless Link Under One Roof Conference in July. Designed by Reeds Watts Architects, the Pods are the winner of our Starter for 10 competition,…

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Making the Case report into Peer Landlord and a Supportive Shared Housing approach released

By Rebecca Dillon / July 26, 2018

The Commonweal funded Making the Case report into supportive shared housing and the Peer Landlord model in particular has been released.

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