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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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Migrant encampment project wins Commonweal competition

By Rebecca Dillon / June 14, 2016

  Commonweal Housing are delighted to announce Thames Reach as the winners of our Starter for 10 Competition.   Starter for 10 was launched by Commonweal Housing offering £10,000 to fund a feasibility study into an area of social injustice with housing being part of the solution. Entries opened on 24th March and closed on…

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Immigration Bill 2015-16

By Rebecca Dillon / October 12, 2015

This week the government’s Immigration Bill 2015-16 reaches its second reading, which will see it debated on the floor of the House of Commons for the first time. The Bill seeks to enact several of the Conservative Party’s manifesto commitments on Immigration, but there are also revisions to existing legislation around support for Asylum Seekers.…

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