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Reimagining Rent: Safer Renting Partners with the Young Foundation

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with the Young Foundation as they launch the Reimagining Rent programme, working with innovative campaigns that are tackling the issues created by the private renting crisis. One of these innovations is the approach of our very own Safer Renting programme, which works to create a better private rented sector for tenants and drive slum…

The closure of Lambeth County Court has become a dangerous farce

Lambeth County Court,  one of the busiest housing court in the country, was due to close last week as part of the Ministry of Justice’s court closure programme. Late last Friday, our solicitors were informed that the Court was staying open for at least another month; the court staff had only found out that morning. The chaos around the Court…

Rebranding and Residency: The Camberwell Incredibles Art Exhibition

One of the oldest arts collectives in Southwark is getting a fresh lick of paint! 19 Plus – Cambridge House’s resident group of learning diverse artists, and one of our longest-standing projects – have been meeting and creating every week for more than a decade. With an emphasis on clear communication, the project use the arts as a path to…

Chief Executive Karin Woodley to speak at School for Social Entrepreneurs Event

This October our Chief Executive will be sharing insights into developing a successful and high-impact social enterprise with grantees of Power to Change, an independent Trust that gives grants and support to locally rooted and socially conscious businesses. We are very happy to have hosted a number of Power to Change events and seminars. Power to Change provides wide-ranging grant…

Local Couple Support Cambridge House!

We’re saying a huge thank you (and congratulations) to Kathryn and Iain, two local residents who are getting married this month and supporting Cambridge House! They have shown amazing generosity and inspiring commitment to our local community by inviting their wedding guests to donate to our work tackling poverty and social exclusion in Southwark. Showing amazing community spirit, Kathryn and…

Cambridge House adds voice to calls for government to crack down on rogue landlords

Cambridge House supports Sir Robin Wales’ plea to government to support Newham Council’s bid to continue their scheme which is cracking down on rogue landlords. Our Safer Renting project sees the human toll of landlord offending through our work on the frontline with London councils’ residential licensing schemes. Families with children are being locked out of their homes and their belongings…

We’re hiring! Leadership, Advocacy and Development roles available

We’re recruiting for three talented and committed people to join our team tackling poverty and social exclusion! We have two positions available in our Leadership and Advocacy Teams, and a paid internship position available in our Development Team. Whether you’re just starting out in your third sector career or are an experienced and creative leader looking for a new challenge,…

19Plus is having an Art Exhibition and Graduation Ceremony

22/06/2017 Our 19Plus group, an arts collective of practicing artists and learning diverse adults, have been hard at work this year creating incredible work! To celebrate and showcase their talent they are having an end-of-term graduation and exhibition. The art will be on display at The Ivy House from the 4th to the 14th July where people can bid ‘silently’. This…

An artistic view of the gentrification of Southwark

An artist’s perspective of the rapidly changing landscape of  Southwark. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bbgbQV7bQY[/embedyt] A short video to accompany, Changing Skyline, the first Negative Response new track for over 30 years. (from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bbgbQV7bQY) If you’d like to learn more about all the work we do around housing please have a look at our blog the Ch@t