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Salix Homes appoints new chief executive
Salix Homes has appointed a new chief executive with Lee Sugden, the former executive director of resources at Wakefield and District Housing, who will take up the post on December 1 2014Lee has worked in the housing sector for more than 20 years in a variety of senior roles and he is also a voluntary Board member of Rochdale Boroughwide Housing. The new leadership comes at a pivotal time for Salix Homes. Earlier this month (November) tenants in Salford voted to transfer 8,500 homes fro...
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Salix Homes night workers to take...
Night workers at Salix Homes will be giving an insight into what happens in the city after dark during a 12-hour tweetathon.
Salford eco-homes scheme shortlisted for national...
An eco- friendly Salford housing scheme that has helped families cut their annual fuel bills has been shortlisted for a top nation...
Tips for avoiding nasty surprises when...
You’ve checked the schools in the area are up to scratch, grilled the neighbours and asked our solicitor to ensure there are no pl...
Salix Homes to pilot recycling rates...
Salix Homes has been chosen to pilot a project to increase recycling rates across Salford.
Salix Homes helps elderly tenants keep...
Salix Homes is ensuring its elderly and vulnerable tenants keep warm and well this winter.
Salix Homes’ tenants save £25,000 on...
Social housing tenants in Salford have saved more than £25,000 on their fuel bills.
Free mortgage advice event for landmark...
Free mortgage advice and a day of special sale offers will help mark the first anniversary of a housing scheme which is changing t...
New funding will get housebuilding back...
£50,000, awarded to Salford Council to clear red tape
Salix Homes backs Get Online Week
Salix Homes is backing a national campaign to get people online.
Finalists revealed for Salix Stars Awards
The finalists for the eagerly anticipated 2014 Salix Stars Awards have been announced.
Clean sweep as landlord launches £60...
Staff and customers from City West Housing Trust have swept the streets of Salford clean to mark the launch of a £60 million inves...
We'll outlaw 'revenge evictions', says minister
Spiteful private landlords will be brought into line with new laws to stop them evicting tenants for no reason, said the governmen...
Urban Splash Chimney Pot Park contract...
By Teresa McMahon Urban Splash is handing over the last phase of the highly anticipated Chimney Pot Park project to Great Place...
Facebook payment app gives Salix awards...
Salix Homes has been shortlisted for a social media award after setting up an app so tenants could pay their rent through Facebook...
City West shortlisted for three Women...
City West has been announced as a finalist in this year’s national Women in Housing Awards.
National award for Salford woman helping...
A Salford woman working on a £650m regeneration scheme to refurbish 1,250 council homes in Pendleton has won a national housing in...
Eccles shelterd housing scheme nominated for...
City West has been announced as a finalist for a national sustainable housing award for the refurbishment of Shepway Court in Eccl...
Pay your rent in Salford via...
Salix Homes tenants can now pay their rent via Facebook.
Comedian and TV star pledges support...
Manchester comedian and actor Justin Moorhouse is urging residents to nominate unsung heroes for an awards scheme aimed at honouri...
Children fly the flag for Little...
School children are flying the flag for much needed new properties in Salford, as City West marked the completion of the first pha...
Funding deal paves way for 286...
City West Housing Trust is set to invest more than £30 million to create 286 new homes in Salford, after securing funding from the...
Salix Homes scoops top award for...
Social housing provider is celebrating after scooping a national award for helping its tenants ‘go digital’.
First tenants move into new homes...
Keeping it in the family – mum and daughter have homes on new Pendleton Together site
Salford pop-up shop launched to showcase...
A pop-up shop showcasing the benefits of a proposed housing stock transfer in Salford has opened in the heart of the city.
City West Eccles housing office set...
From Monday 28 July City West Eccles office will be back at 52 Regent Street, Eccles
Vimto Gardens official launch party today...
Vimto Gardens’ exclusive launch party event is being held today and tomorrow, Friday 4 and Saturday 5 July, at Chapel Street in S...
Salix Homes flies the flag for...
Salix Homes is backing a national campaign to encourage more young people to take up a career in the housing sector.
McCarthy and Stone reveals Monton development...
Retirement property developer McCarthy & Stone has revealed the name of its newest Retirement Living development in Monton as Wend...
Housing supremo visits Pendleton Together
A housing supremo has given the £650 million regeneration of Pendleton his seal of approval on a recent visit to the scheme (Wedne...
Get on board with Salix Homes...
A Salford housing provider is inviting tenants to get on board with benefit change.
City West pledge to help customers...
In light of up to a 150% rise in court costs for customers who are evicted from their home for rent arrears, City West Housing enc...
City West shout out for local...
City West is calling on residents to help celebrate unsung local heroes who go above and beyond to make their community a better p...
£10K community cash up for grabs...
Community groups in Salford are being urged to bid for a share of a £10,000 cash pot launched today to celebrate a housing associa...
Salford to benefit from multi-million pound...
Communities across the country are set to benefit from thousands of new affordable homes under a multi-million pound deal announce...
Pendleton Together wins Public Sector Team...
Pendleton Together has won the Public Sector Team of the Year Award at the prestigious Insider’s North West Property Awards 2014.
Government to write off £65m Salford...
The government has agreed to write off over £65 million of previous housing debt to allow Salford City Council to transfer 8,500 h...
Fine dining on the menu at...
City West is giving customers a taste of what life will be like at their state-of-the-art extra care facility – by involving them ...
Salix Homes tenants £500,000 better off...
Social housing tenants in Salford are almost £500,000 better off this year thanks to Salix Homes.
Salford's Vimto Gardens topping out is...
English Cities Fund (ECf), Salford City Council, Vimto and Galliford Try celebrated placing the final brick on the Vimto Gardens d...
Over 55s invited to 'downsize' in...
Older tenants who are looking for smaller properties are being invited to a special downsizing event.
Empty properties in Salford brought back...
A Salford housing association and Salford City Council are carrying out a dramatic makeover of rundown homes as part of a joint sc...
Salford housing customers set to save...
A Salford housing association is leading the way in trialling a new energy measure which will save its customers up to £90 a year ...
Salix Homes’ chief executive retires after...
The chief executive of Salix Homes has announced his retirement, marking the end of a 34 year career in the housing sector.
First council homes refurbished in Pendleton
A couple who have lived in their Pendleton home for 34 years have finally had it fully modernised - thanks to a £650 million regen...
Eccles Resident Liaison Officer in...
A former care-worker from Eccles who is now working on a £650million regeneration scheme in Salford has been shortlisted for a pre...
82 Salford "Help to Buy" homes...
Salford home buyers are among more than 700 homeowners who have benefited through the government’s Help to Buy equity loan scheme,...
Salix Homes to offer rent surgeries
Salix Homes understand it can often be difficult to prioritise and pay your rent when you have other bills and payments to make ea...
Moving on in Salford
Welfare Reform changes such as the ‘Bedroom Tax' have had significant impact on some of our residents, here we hear from a residen...
Salix Homes helps tenants cut their...
A social housing provider is helping its tenants to slash their fuel bills.
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