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No recourse to public funds: systemic nonsense causing social injustice

By Ashley Horsey / May 11, 2020

The UK Government’s ‘no recourse to public funds’ policy has now been ruled unlawful by the High Court. CEO Ashley Horsey reflects on our work with Praxis Community Projects to mitigate its damaging effects.

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Commonweal Housing unveils new logo

By Megan Fereday / July 3, 2020

Commonweal Housing is pleased to present its brand new logo.

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Steve Douglas CBE: What I’m taking from nine years on the Board of Commonweal to my role as CEO of St Mungo’s

By Megan Fereday / July 1, 2020

Steve Douglas CBE reflects on his time guiding the work of Commonweal Housing as a Trustee and Chair, as he moves on to lead the homelessness charity St Mungos.

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Four University of Birmingham students to benefit from Jane Slowey Memorial Bursary

By Megan Fereday / June 24, 2020

Commonweal Housing and the University of Birmingham are proud to present the newest recipients of the Jane Slowey Memorial Bursary.

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Watch – Carers’ Week webinar 2020: housing for young adult carers

By Megan Fereday / June 22, 2020

On the 10th June 2020, Commonweal were joined by the Learning and Work Institute, QSA, Tim Loughton MP and young carer Katie, to discuss the housing needs of young adult carers.

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Commonweal Housing appoints new Chair of Board

By Megan Fereday / June 22, 2020

Jack Mactaggart has been appointed Chair of housing and social justice charity Commonweal Housing, after serving as its Vice Chair for the past year.

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Move On Up – housing and support for young adult carers

By Nicola Aylward / June 10, 2020

Nicola Aylward (Learning and Work Institute) blogs on the findings of the final evaluation of our Move On Up project for young adult carers.

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