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Fire safety in the home

The safety and wellbeing of customers is our number one priority and as we are all spending more time at home than usual we wanted to share some fire safety tips with you.   Know the evacuation plan for your building It’s really important you know what to do if there’s a fire in your

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We are looking for a new Chair of Irvine Housing Association

Thank you for your interest in the role of Chair of Irvine Housing Association. Our mission is Transforming Lives, Revitalising Neighbourhoods and we know that the homes and services we provide, and engagement we have with our customers, gives us the opportunity to do this on a daily basis. During the summer of 2020 we

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Local community support hubs

If you are struggling over the festive period there are local community support hubs that may be able to help.   Dumfries and Galloway: If you need an emergency food package there is now one central number you can call 0800 111 4000  When asked to choose an area, select Ayrshire and South of Scotland. North

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The latest edition of Your house and home is out now!

Read the latest edition of Your House & Home, your service update for all the latest news and advice from Irvine Housing Association. In our special festive edition, we share how we are working to improve our service to you through our new Corporate Plan, including how we are investing in our repairs and maintenance

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Read our 2020 Landlord Report

Our Landlord report for 2020 is here.  This report details how we are performing against the Scottish Housing Charter and our priorities for improvement. It also compares our performance with other landlords in North Ayrshire, East Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway. Read the full report here. We asked our Customer Panel what they would like to

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Have your say in our annual rent consultation

Our annual rent consultation has started.  This is your opportunity to have a say in how much rent you pay.  This year the rent setting consultation period will run from 7 December 2020 until 11 January 2021. All tenants should now have received our consultation leaflet through the post.   This leaflet provides all of the

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Successful funding bid to help tackle homelessness

We are pleased to be receiving funding from the Scottish Government to support its drive to tackle homelessness. The £105,000 grant will specifically be used to fund two new support coordinators who will form part of a new ‘Housing First for Families’ support service. The service will provide direct support to the association’s tenant households

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Plans to build 300 new homes in the next 3 years

We recently revealed plans to build 300 new homes over the next three years.   The plans, which are in our new Corporate Plan, include the second phase of the Tarryholme development in Irvine and the Association’s first development in South Ayrshire. A new development is also planned in Kilmarnock.  Our 3-year Corporate Plan outlines

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Join our next online chat for advice around repairs and maintenance

On Thursday 24 September we will be hosting an online chat on our Facebook page. Between 12pm and 1pm members of our Asset Management Team will be online ready to answer your questions. We’re dedicating this session to provide guidance and advice around repairs or maintenance issues that our customers may be experiencing. Joining the

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