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International Women’s Day – No Recourse to Public Funds

By Rebecca Dillon / March 7, 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we hear from Maria, who was housed by Praxis, on the impact the project has had on her life.

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Pioneering housing project helping migrants out of destitution

By Jessie Powell / February 18, 2019

After three years in development, our No Recourse to Public Funds project has received its final evaluation, after helping over 100 people.

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Commonweal project for destitute migrants finalist in World Habitat Awards

By Rebecca Dillon / December 14, 2018

A Commonweal funded project that houses destitute migrants has been selected as a finalist in the World Habitat Awards. 

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Interim evaluation of our NRPF project now online

By Rebecca Dillon / February 10, 2017

The interim evaluation report on our No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) project is now available to download.

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The shameful state of Britain’s housing for refugees

By Rebecca Dillon / February 2, 2017

“The way a government treats refugees is very instructive; it shows you how they would treat the rest of us if they thought they could get away with it.”

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Unattractive, unsympathetic and controversial ….it’s what we do

By Rebecca Dillon / June 27, 2016

As part of Commonweal Housing’s 10th Anniversary celebration this year – we launched a new competition Starter for 10 with the prize being £10,000 to fund research or a feasibility study in to new and under-reported areas of social injustice.  We wanted to help organisations explore new problems and new injustices that they believe are…

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