Posts in category: Commonweal updates

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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Making the Case report into Peer Landlord and a Supportive Shared Housing approach released

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 […]

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Commonweal receives recognition for Pods at Homeless Link Conference

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 […]

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