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Commonweal selected for Spring Impact’s Scale Accelerator

By Megan Fereday / January 9, 2020

09/01/2020 – Commonweal Housing have been selected to take part in this year’s Scale Accelerator, joining a cohort of five UK change-maker charities and social enterprises, with an ambition to scale their impact.

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A decade of learning: how charities must innovate in the 2020s

By Ashley Horsey / January 8, 2020

Ashley Horsey reflects on ten years as CEO of Commonweal Housing, and suggests how charities should adapt their strategies for the new decade

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Listen: What is exempt accommodation and why is it becoming a problem?

By Ashley Horsey / December 10, 2019

A recent report highlighted failures in a particular sub-sector of housing that often escapes regulation. Termed ‘non-commissioned exempt accommodation’, its function is to place a roof over the head of people with nowhere else to go.

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The other election: Commonweal’s key asks for the next Mayor of London

By Ashley Horsey / December 6, 2019

06/12/2019 – Ashley Horsey reflects on the housing policy changes that must be delivered by the next Mayor of London to tackle the housing crisis

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Report finds ‘enormous’ benefits of community-led housing projects in London

By Megan Fereday / December 4, 2019

04/12/2019 – A new study has uncovered far-reaching benefits of community-led housing projects which could play a role in tackling London’s housing crisis.

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Thousands of vulnerable people living in ‘unregulated’ housing, report finds

By Megan Fereday / November 6, 2019

06/11/2019 – An estimated 11,000 vulnerable people in Birmingham alone are living in potentially unsafe and unsuitable housing, according to new research

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