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New housing association tenants in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations.

New housing association tenants in Northern Ireland

NICORE annual digest of statistics

by Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations.

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Published by NIFHA in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNIFHA. 1999-2000.
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19013184M

  Housing Rights, a housing and debt helpline in Northern Ireland, has now warned that previously agreed promises that the bedroom tax would not apply until 1 .   These bodies would, by definition, be very local indeed and couldn't be more accountable – an opportunity for the tenants of Northern Ireland to offer an example for the rest of Britain.

Almost two-thirds of Northern Ireland’s working age housing benefit claimants in the social sector will be hit by the bedroom tax. New analysis from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) shows that 62 per cent of working age tenants on housing benefit in Northern Ireland will be affected by the under-occupation penalty – compared with 33 per cent across Great Britain. Radius provides quality and affordable social housing in 80 towns and cities throughout Northern Ireland. We provide sheltered housing for the over 55's and general needs housing for families and single people. We also offer a range of specialist care and support facilities for the frail elderly, people with dementia and learning disabilities, and other complex needs such as homelessness and.

Children’s artwork cheering up tenants in Covid isolation. 17 April by Alison McKenna. Tenants of Abbey House in the Little Diamond area of Derry~Londonderry have been sent drawings,. Reading Time: 5 minutes The private rented sector plays a vital role in the Northern Ireland housing market. There has been a focus on the regulation of the sector in recent years in the form of landlord registration, tenancy deposit schemes and new Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) legislation.


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New housing association tenants in Northern Ireland by Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Once you've found somewhere you'd like to live and have agreed the terms with your landlord or agent you'll want to make plans to move in. If you've told the landlord or agent that you are moving in on condition that they carry out certain repairs or decorative work, make sure you get.

Speaking at an event celebrating the charity’s 40th Anniversary, Lorraine Campbell, the chair of Supporting Communities, announced the launch of a new Tenant Participation Standards accreditation for social housing providers in Northern Ireland.

“We take very seriously our role as the appointed Independent Tenant Organisation and feel we can offer much more”, she said. This page is for landlords operating in Northern Ireland. You can find advice for tenants elsewhere on our website. Private landlords in Northern Ireland can call Landlord.

Welcome to Housing Advice NI. Written and updated by Housing Rights and funded by the Housing Executive, Housing Advice NI is the home of independent housing advice in Northern Ireland.

Read more. LATEST: Coronavirus and housing. Get advice if you are worried about your housing options as a result of the coronavirus crisis. Housing associations Contact details for registered housing associations in Northern Ireland. They rent accommodation to tenants and specialise in accommodation.

Although a ban on evictions was announced in England and Wales, there haven’t been any major changes announced yet about the rights or private renters in Northern Ireland. Problems paying rent. Your landlord doesn’t have to do anything to help you at this time. However, New housing association tenants in Northern Ireland book landlords are concerned about their tenants and will try to help.

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You must be aged 13 years or older - if you. Rules. Under the Housing (Rent Books) Regulationsyou are entitled to get a rent book, whether you are renting from a private landlord, a housing association, a local authority or an employer.

Your landlord should record all rent payments in the rent book. If you make the payments in person, the landlord should sign the book or give you a signed receipt with details of the payment.

The law only covers fees due on the granting or renewal of a tenancy. It doesn't cover charges like late payment fees, which are charged during a tenancy. Fees charged by landlords. The legislation about letting fees in Northern Ireland only applies to fees which are charged by agents.

This is free for our tenants and for most housing association tenants in Northern Ireland. You may find potential home swaps by word of mouth, advertising in newspapers, or online, or postcards in. A tenant in private rented accommodation has certain rights in law.

A tenant has the right to: a rent book; freedom from harassment and illegal eviction; required notice to quit ; due process of law; claim Housing Benefit; Tenancy began on 1 April If your tenancy began on or after 1 Aprilyou rights also include: a statement of.

TENANTS NEWSLETTER Local politicians recently visited North Belfast Housing Association to hear about the services and support offered to local people.

Organised by the Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations the aim was to encourage greater engagement with Housing Associations and showcase the work they do to make a difference in.

Radius Housing provides quality and affordable social housing in 80 towns and cities throughout Northern Ireland. We offer sheltered housing for the over 55’s and general needs housing for families and single people.

At Radius we want to maximise opportunities for tenant involvement to ensure you, our tenant, are at the centre of everything. Currently House Sales Schemes, which are Northern Ireland’s equivalent to the ‘Right to Buy’ Scheme in Great Britain, are available to all Northern Ireland Housing Executive tenants and Housing Association tenants.

To date,Housing Executive and 3, Housing Association properties have been sold to tenants over the past four decades. HOUSING ASSOCIATION GOVERNANCE IN NORTHERN IRELAND. Peter Shanks, Ulster University and David Mullins, University of Birmingham.

DISCUSSION PAPER 3 – WHAT WE GOVERN. Executive Summary. This is our third paper which draws on the Department for Social Development’s (DSD) published inspection reports.

“Northern Ireland is unique as both Housing Executive and housing association tenants are entitled to buy their homes – this is different to the situation in Britain. “It would appear that the house sales scheme must end if we are to continue to enable our housing associations to access private finance to continue to build much needed homes.

The Housing Executive and housing associations work very closely with the police to reduce antisocial behaviour. They also need co-operation from tenants and leaseholders.

Housing information in other languages. You can read about the housing rights of EEA nationals in Northern Ireland on the Housing Advice website: Housing Advice NI. Major new cross-border housing project to be launched to 'share experiences and embrace diversity in communities' More than 1, social housing residents from 40 neighbourhoods are to take part.

Housing Association tenants may be introductory tenants or secure tenants. You'll be an introductory tenant for your first 12 months as a tenant of a social landlord, like the Housing Executive or a housing association. If there haven't been any problems with your tenancy during that 12 month period you'll become a secure tenant and have much stronger legal rights.

A changing housing landscape in Northern Ireland 10/05/ In this guest blog, Paul McNeill, independent housing consultant shares his thoughts on the effects of the proposed changes to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and the opportunities it brings for increased investment, better homes and improved services for tenants.

Tenant Involvement in Governance: Models and Practices () The Housing Executive commissioned the University of Birmingham to review approaches to tenant involvement in the governance of social housing organisations in Northern Ireland and explore the relevance of international models and practices for the region.Spending review could put social housing out of reach for under 35s says CIH Northern Ireland 25/11/ Commenting on today’s spending review and autumn statement Nicola McCrudden, CIH director for Northern Ireland said: “Today’s spending review proposes to cap housing benefit for new social housing tenants to the rates used for the.The detailed Regulations in Northern Ireland are found in the Tenancy Deposit Schemes Regulations (Northern Ireland) which came into operation on the 1 November These Regulations were made as a result of provisions in the Housing (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland)which allowed for Regulations to be introduced.