In our latest guest blog, Kathryn Muir from the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research provides her thoughts on her research on non-resident parents
Five years into our Peer Landlord project, we’ve reached a crucial point; the commencement of the second phase of delivery, up until April 2018. There are thirteen properties up and running, leased to and managed by our partners Catch 22 & Thames Reach, with the first Phase having been evaluated by a team from the […]
Articles relating to a Commonweal project, Peer Landlord, have been publicised on the Guardian website and Pioneers Post.
Commonweal’s Peer Landlord project is set to shift up a gear, with great results and £1.5m in social investment, reports CEO Ashley Horsey.
26th March 2013 – A syndicate of social investors comprising the Bridges Social Entrepreneurs Fund, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Trust for London have joined forces to back a project which will test a new shared housing model to help those who have suffered from homelessness and social exclusion.
We like you to hear about the people Commonweal projects support: meet Harry* – a tenant accessing the Peer Landlord project delivered with our partner, Thames Reach
Caroline Tulloch, Investment Manager at Bridges Ventures, explains why this social investor has joined with others to acquire properties for the Peer Landlord project.
Commonweal Housing is currently growing the Peer Landlord property portfolio. We have recently invested another £750,000 purchasing 3 properties to be used by Thames Reach and Catch 22 as they test a new model of supportive housing.
Commonweal’s Peer Landlords project seeks to test a model of shared housing provision where more advanced clients are able to provide informal, positive, role model peer-support.