Autumn Newsletter 2023 In our autumn edition, you will find further information about the Social Housing Scotland Funding we have received for all of our tenants! Our annual Children's Christmas party will also be making a return this year. Information on how to register your childs name can be found inside.
Tenant Consultation: Review of Rent Management Policy and Procedure We have reviewed our Rent Management Policy and Procedure and are inviting tenants feedback. We are holding a drop in at the office on Thursday 12th October 2023 between 2pm and 3pm. The closing date for feedback is Friday 13th October 2023 at 12pm.
Regulator launches national discussion on the future of social housing regulation in Scotland The Scottish Housing Regulator has launched a national discussion on the future of social housing regulation in Scotland. They have published a discussion paper and are inviting tenants, landlords and others with an interest in its work to share their feedback and views by 11 August 2023.
Tenant Participation and Community Development certified course Do you want to know more about community Development? Are you interested in becoming involved in your Co-operative's decision making but not sure how to? Do you have 2hrs free a month to attend a meeting? if so, get in touch with us here at Drumchapel Housing Co-op. Don't worry if you have no experience, we can provide you with that
Scottish housing Regulator - SHARE YOUR VIEWS National Panel of Tenants and Service Users Add your voice, help us improve services… Would you like to help improve social landlord services in Scotland? The Scottish Housing Regulator (www.housingregulator.gov.scot) protects the interests of tenants and other users of Council and housing association services. The National Panel is one of the ways we can hear from tenants and people who use social landlord services and make sure we focus on the important things.
Winterfest 2022 Saturday 5 November, 2022 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Drumchapel Park, Howgate Ave, Glasgow G15 8LY WINTERFEST community event returns to Drumchapel after having missed this for two years due to covid pandemic. Sparkling evening of fun with huge fireworks display, music, entertainment, funfair, street theatre, dancers and more.
Tenant Report Card 2022 We are pleased to enclose this year's Tenant Report Card 2021/22. The Tenant Report Card provides the Co-operative’s performance against charter outcomes and provides comparisons with the previous year’s performance and also local and national performance. In addition, we have consulted with Tenant Panel members on additional information to be included within the report and the design and layout.
Roof Anchor Checks Roof Anchor Checks Drumchapel Housing Co-op Ltd have instructed Paterson Safety Anchors to test the roof anchors. They will need access to loft hatches in many of our main door properties and upper flats where the loft hatch is within the property. It is essential that these checks are carried out as if repairs are required to the roof the roof anchors ensure the safety of the contractors carrying out the works. Thank you in advance for your co-operation.
Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2022 Research Resource Scotland will be on the estate from today, Monday 4 July 2022, conducting our Tenant Satisfaction Survey. The trained researchers will be carrying ID at all times and the survey should take approximately 15 minutes. Thank you in advance to our tenants for taking part.
Ground Maintenance Contract We are in the process of finalising a new ground maintenance contract in order for work to commence on the estate i.e. grass cutting, shrub maintenance, weed control etc. The contractor will be on site this month and we will provide an update on the exact date as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.
Rent Increase 2022/23 On 25th January 2022, in line with the Management Board of Drumchapel Housing Co-operative’s commitment to keeping rent and service charge increases to a minimum, and after reviewing the results of the rent consultation with tenants, a rent and service charge increase of 2.1% was Board approved from 1st April 2022.
Scottish Housing Regulator - Tenant Advisor Recruitment The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR), with the support of the Tenants Information Service (TIS), has launched a Scotland wide advertising campaign on 10 January to recruit 12 new independent, voluntary Tenant Advisors to help inform the work of the SHR.
New Digital Housing Application Form - 12 November 2021 Applicants can now use Drumchapel Housing Co-operative's new editable Housing Application Form which is saved at the GREEN action box marked 'APPLY FOR HOUSING'. To complete the forms below you will need Adobe Acrobat on your device (if you are using a smart phone you should download the Adobe Acrobat App).