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Memorial bursary applications open to students for a second year

By Jessie Powell / May 15, 2019

Applications are now open for students at the University of Birmingham to apply for one of three bursaries supported by Commonweal Housing.

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What is factory made housing?

By Rebecca Dillon / September 10, 2018

Commonweal Pods to feature in New London Architecture’s research paper.

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New Commonweal Funded LivShare Concept Launches

By Rebecca Dillon / June 21, 2018

The LivShare concept seeks to use modular build technology to provide affordable shared housing for single people on low incomes.

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Rough Justice: social policies creating homelessness

By Rebecca Dillon / June 10, 2014

  The origins of the word ‘Democracy’ stem from the Ancient Greek words dēmos meaning ‘the people’ and kratia – ‘power, rule’. So it stands to reason that government policy should be designed in a way that values and aids these very ‘people’. Whilst we should live in a society where all people matter, where everyone is treated…

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What we do, why we do it and what's the problem with getting it wrong now and then?  

By Rebecca Dillon / April 23, 2014

Helping expert partners realise and deliver the new projects they wish to test is what Commonweal does.  Providing the housing and trying to test models that otherwise may not see the light of day.  We don’t support guaranteed successes – if something has already been tried and tested then we encourage others to support the…

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Sharing news on social injustice

By Rebecca Dillon / April 16, 2014

Welcome to the first in a regular series of weekly blogs written by staff, friends and partners of Commonweal Housing. Pop back every week for insight and updates into the work we’re doing to fight social injustice, as well as thought provoking opinion pieces on current housing and social issues. Tackling difficult social issues One of…

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