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 […]
The Commonweal Pods are being included in a New London Architects’ research paper exploring the benefits of factory made housing, an industry that is beginning to boom across the housing sector. What is it? Factory made housing is housing that is built in factories and then transported to a construction site to be erected. It […]
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 […]
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, […]
The Commonweal funded Making the Case report into supportive shared housing and the Peer Landlord model in particular has been released. Written by leading independent housing experts Heather Petch and John Perry, the report details how the model is effective in ending and preventing homelessness in certain low needs demographics. The report found that the […]
Showcasing the Pods at the Homeless Link Conference in Leicestershire, Commonweal and partners Thames Reach were awarded second place in the Innovation in Housing category at the Homeless Link “Under One Roof” conference Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony was the first time Homeless Link have held awards. Two of Commonweal’s projects were nominated for the […]
LivShare creator Andy Redfearn shares his views on the concept and what he hopes to achieve with the model
Commonweal is delighted to announce the publication of their 2017/18 annual impact review alongside a series of short videos exploring our work.
Commonweal Housing is excited to announce we are seeking a new Policy and Communications Manager to join our team on a full time basis.
The LivShare concept seeks to use modular build technology to provide affordable shared housing for single people on low incomes.