New Better Days manager at Orbit

Orbit has appointed a new Better Days manager to oversee the free services it offers to all customers to help maintain their tenancies and personal wellbeing. Helen Gleadell will be responsible for driving engagement with Orbit’s Better Days programme which currently... View Article

Tower Hamlets: £73m boost for housing development

An extra £73m in funding for building new homes in Tower Hamlets has been given the green light at a Cabinet meeting this week (Wednesday). The additional money, which has been made available through reprioritising other building projects and increased... View Article

Toddler’s death prompts housing association to vow change

The death of two-year-old Awaab Ishak, due to mould exposure in his Rochdale residence, has sparked a firm commitment from the chairman of Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH), Kevin Brady. Following an inquest which uncovered the incident in December 2020, Brady... View Article

Social Housing (Regulation) Act receives Royal Assent

Comment from social housing lawyers Winckworth Sherwood The long-awaited Social Housing (Regulation) Act received Royal Assent on Thursday. The Act creates a strong regulatory framework and will drive standards to help registered providers deliver a better service to social housing tenants. The... View Article