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The Amari project is a lifeline for survivors of human trafficking

By Zoe Dexter / July 5, 2019

A blog by Zoe Dexter, Welfare and Housing Manager at the Helen Bamber Foundation which refers women to the Amari project.

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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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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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Wheelchair users should be able to rent wheelchair accessible homes

By Rebecca Dillon / March 21, 2018

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.

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Design Competition

Shortlisted Entries Announced for Design Competition

By Rebecca Dillon / July 6, 2017

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.

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What will Brexit mean for homeless EU nationals?

By Rebecca Dillon / March 29, 2017

As Theresa May pulls the trigger on Article 50, homeless EU nationals are left more in limbo than ever

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