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Justice after release?

By Rebecca Dillon / October 22, 2015

Housing Options for victims of Miscarriage of Justice, report launched today   A report issued today by Commonweal, calls on the government to act to tighten guidance to local councils around their responsibilities to miscarriage of justice victims. Read the report here  MOJ Report FINAL The report follows a pilot housing project Commonweal undertook to house…

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Annual Impact Review

By Rebecca Dillon / July 15, 2015

Challenging the injustices of the asylum system, developing innovative shared housing models, offering stable homes for women exiting street-based prostitution – just a taster of the things we have been involved in over the last year. Download our 2014 -15 Annual Impact Review to find out more. You can read about Commonweal Housing’s impact on: the people…

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Labelling the homeless – is there an elephant in the room?

By Rebecca Dillon / March 18, 2015

When is someone no longer homeless? When do you stop referring to homeless people and starting thinking of them simply as people? These are some of the questions raised for me by a long-term research study which followed the futures of over 260 formerly homeless people. I recently attended the launch of Rebuilding Lives: Longer-Term…

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