1. Housing First – what’s not to like?

    Housing First is a fantastic model with a proven record of tackling homelessness. But can it work in the UK, where housing is in such desperately short supply?

  2. I, Ashley Horsey…

    Ken Loach’s latest film is a powerful indictment of the system that crushes both the people it’s supposed to be helping, and those who work within it

  3. The impact of Airbnb on rental markets

    What impact are short-term rental markets such as Airbnb having on prices in London – and are their services suitable for anyone other than affluent tourists?

  4. Supported housing: not just for lords and ladies

    The House of Lords may be “the best elderly day-care centre in London”, but where is the rest of our social housing going to come from?

  5. Jam today – and still jam tomorrow…

    There are many reasons why a person may only be “just about managing” – not all of them financial.

  6. The Housing White Paper: a chance for change

    Will the government’s long-awaited housing white paper finally set the UK housing market on the road to reform?

  7. The shameful state of Britain’s housing for refugees

    In the same week that Trump banned refugees, a new Parliamentary report details the squalid conditions of accommodation for asylum seekers here in the UK.

  8. Our new Strategic Plan is now available

    We’re delighted to announce that our new Strategic Plan is now available for download. Commonweal Housing has now been delivering innovative housing solutions to social injustice for over a decade, and […]

  9. Move On Up: Helping Young Adult Carers build their future

    Today we’re proud to celebrate Young Carer’s Awareness Day, and recognise the extraordinary young people around the UK who help to care for their sick or disabled parents, siblings, or […]

  10. Modular-Podular living: progress or pragmatism

    In my last blog, way back in the pre-Trumpian days of October 2016, I mused whether it was sensible to develop or promote less-than-ideal housing solutions, or whether settling for […]

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