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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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Why we’re housing young adult carers

By Jon Scarth / January 31, 2019

On Young Carers Awareness Day, Move On Up Project Manager Jon Scarth reflects on the benefits of suitable housing for young carers.

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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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Report shows impact of project on preventing homelessness in young adult carers

By Rebecca Dillon / December 18, 2018

An interim report for Move On Up has shown how the project is helping to halt homelessness for young adult carers. 

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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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