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. Cold, wet, and homeless in January

    Our new Policy & Communications coordinator reflects on the hardships faced by rough sleepers in this most unforgiving of months

  3. Living without a safety net – No Recourse to Public Funds

    Some people have a simple phrase attached to their status in the UK – “no recourse to public funds”. The meaning is apparently very clear. While you may have the […]

  4. Chrysalis – a pathway to new beginnings

    Several years ago we received a letter from Commonweal Housing offering to help with our project for women with a strong history of street based prostitution and drug use. The […]

  5. Ashley Horsey guest blogging for No Offence!

    No Offence! has published a guest blog by Ashley Horsey, CEO of Commonweal Housing on 9th November 2012. No Offence! is an award winning Community Interest Company, supported by a […]

  6. Open letter to David Cameron PM about Re-Unite

    After attending a speech on 22nd October 2012 made by the Prime Minister David Cameron about the criminal justice system, Ashley Horsey wrote an open letter informing Mr Cameron about our Re-Unite project.

  7. Miscarriages of Justice

    Alison Lamb, CEO of the Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau, explores the resettlement needs of individuals cleared of wrongful convictions.

  8. Money from where?

    Ashley Horsey, Chief Executive of Commonweal, evokes the spirit of the Rowntrees and Octavia Hill with a new model of ‘venture philanthropy’ that could provide the building blocks for sustainable social housing.

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