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New Scrutiny Report Published

Pennyburn homes

In July our Customer Panel reviewed our performance information and voted to scrutinise the topic ‘Percentage of tenants satisfied with the quality of their home’ – one of our least performing areas. In August a focus group of 3 self-nominated customers was formed from the panel and during their first meeting verified the results from

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New Tarryholme development provides local apprenticeships

The Tarryholme development in Irvine is our latest housing development, built by The McTaggart Group, which will provide 87 new affordable homes.  Not only is the new development providing much needed affordable housing in the area but it is also providing opportunities for training and employment in the local community. Meet our latest group of

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Read our 2019 Landlord Report

Our Landlord Report for 2019 is now available. This report details our priorities for improvement and how we are performing against the Scottish Housing Charter.  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

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New smoke and heat detectors for your home

New smoke and heat detection systems, known as LD2, will provide you with more protection in your home. We are proactively installing the new systems to meet new health and safety standards by 2021. Smoke alarms will be fitted in your most frequently used room, usually the living room, in your hallway or landing and

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Staff gain new qualifications to support housing development

Congratulations to two of our Asset Officers, David and Fraser, who have recently achieved their HNC in Construction Management. The HNC in Construction Management develops knowledge and skills in areas such as construction materials and specifications, site surveying, construction technology, site administration, and standard forms of construction contracts. The new skills and knowledge that David

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Our Tenancy Sustainability Team are here to help

Our new tenancy sustainability team are here to help before things get on top of you.  They can offer support in many areas: Struggling to pay your rent and bills? Our tenancy sustainability team can help you access benefits you’re eligible for, help you budget, access emergency funding, advise you on any debt you have

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Investing in your homes

Over the past year we have significantly increased our investment programme to improve the quality, energy efficiency and safety of your homes. This year we will continue to invest and will deliver £2.5 million worth of upgrades including: New kitchens, boilers, doors and windows to maintain our properties to the Scottish Housing Quality Standard. Replacing

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You said, we did…

We’ve been listening and making changes to how we deliver services based on your feedback. You said… You wanted to know when investments, such as new doors and windows were planned for your tenancies. We did… We will now publish our investment programme down to address level on our website at the start of each

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First tenants ready to move in to new Tarryholme development

Our new homes at Tarryholme in Irvine are getting their first tenants!   This week we were delighted to be showing 20 customers their new homes.  The Tarryholme development in Irvine is our latest housing development, built by The McTaggart Group, which will provide 87 new affordable homes.  Tenants will be moving into their new homes

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Annual General Meeting 2019

The Association will hold its Twenty-sixth Annual General Meeting (AGM) at 5.30 p.m. on Wednesday 21 August 2019 at the Gailes Hotel, Irvine.  The following documents for the AGM are now available for Members: 1. 25 AGM Minutes Aug18 2. IHA Financial Statements 3. Election Form 2019 4. Statement by Nominee Form 2019 5. Proxy

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