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Back to the Future: private renting to help the homeless

By Ashley Horsey / October 15, 2018

I am feeling very Marty McFly at present – for the last year I feel as though I have been living through the nightmarish world of Back to the Future II overseen by the narcissistic, thin skinned rather idiotic bully Biff Tannan – presiding over a community going to the dogs. Specifically, in this last…

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Commonweal Launches Housing Helps Competition

By Rebecca Dillon / October 5, 2018

We are launching our ‘Housing Helps’ new ideas competition to award £10k for the most innovative housing solution to combat a social injustice.

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Warm Words and Some Cold Reality

By Ashley Horsey / September 20, 2018

It genuinely is a good thing to have a serving Prime Minister come to a social housing conference and extol the virtues of and provide the promise of more funding to enable more social and affordable rented homes to be built. The fact that Theresa May’s attendance at this week’s National Housing Federation Summit was…

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Commonweal receives recognition for Pods at Homeless Link Conference

By Rebecca Dillon / July 12, 2018

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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Commonweal Pods Displayed to Sector Experts

By Rebecca Dillon / June 19, 2018

Placed on displayed at Thames Reach’s Employment Academy, the event provided an opportunity to gather vital feedback on the pods

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Commonweal Donation Helps Keep London Winter Night Shelter Open

By Rebecca Dillon / March 23, 2018

Commonweal has awarded the charity, Housing Justice a donation of £1,500 to help keep a vital winter night shelter in Hillingdon open.

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