Eleanor Bowden, CEO of Community Sponsors Homes (CSH) discusses the need to increase the availability of wheelchair accessible homes for rent and how Commonweal are supporting CSH to achieve this aim.
A shortlist of six entries have been selected from 21 entries to go to the next round and appear in front of an expert judging panel on the 11th July.
As Theresa May pulls the trigger on Article 50, homeless EU nationals are left more in limbo than ever
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?
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?
There are many reasons why a person may only be “just about managing” – not all of them financial.
Will the government’s long-awaited housing white paper finally set the UK housing market on the road to reform?
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 our new strategic plan lays out how we’re going to continue driving change through our portfolio of targeted social housing projects. The document is both a […]
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 other relatives. These remarkable souls have to shoulder huge responsibilities, some from a very young age, as they provide practical, physical, and emotional care to […]
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 adequate might undermine the achievement of the best. That blog considered two manifestations of the current housing crisis: the spread of tent encampments of European […]