Posts by: Ashley Horsey

Warm Words and Some Cold Reality

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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Waiting for the Housing Buses

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 launches new design ideas competition

Leading on from the Thames Reach research sponsored by Commonweal in to the lives of Romanian migrant workers living in tent encampments around London, Commonweal are now picking the brains and creativity of the architecture and design world to identify new transitional short-term accommodation ideas; options that can make use of empty existing buildings and […]

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