Halton Housing calls for a slow down to Universal Credit roll out

July 2016 saw the introduction of Universal Credit (UC) in Halton.  15 months on, Halton Housing, the borough’s largest landlord has called for the Government to slow down the roll out following a number of fundamental flaws their early experience has highlighted. The effects of the UC roll out have been widespread. Halton Housing reports… Read more »

Reach Summer 2017 Out Now

Reach is back with your Summer 2017 Halton Housing update! The latest issue includes an update on our new office move, a chance to have your say on some changes we’re thinking of making, details of some great activities, events and community groups you can get involved with in Halton, and much more! Please click… Read more »

Halton Housing Staff Complete Half Marathon and 10K Run for Charity

On Sunday 17th September, fourteen members of Halton Housing’s staff including Group Chief Executive Nick Atkin ran the English Half Marathon and 10K to raise funds for their nominated charity for 2017, Halton Autistic Family Support Group, also known as HAFS. The members of staff who took part, many of which are self-confessed ‘none runners’… Read more »

Switch and Save with the Merseyside Collective Switch

Today sees the launch of the 10th Merseyside Collective Switch. The Merseyside Collective Switch uses the collective buying power of its members to negotiate exclusive cheaper tariffs from energy suppliers. With most people still on their energy supplier’s standard (and often most expensive) tariff, we urge Merseysiders’ to get involved and find yourself a better… Read more »

We are thinking about making some changes to the way our business is defined

We are considering converting Halton Housing Trust Limited from a charitable company into a charitable community benefit society (CBS), and want to outline what the impact of this change will be. A CBS is a special type of not-for-profit organisation registered with the Financial Conduct Authority, and specifically formed to benefit the community. CBSs used… Read more »

Halton Housing Supports Starts at Home Campaign

Starts at Home is a national campaign run by the National Housing Federation, aiming to highlight the contribution of supported housing in the UK as part of today’s Starts at Home day. Halton Housing have pledged their support for the campaign as they provide a wide range of vital supported housing services across the borough,… Read more »

Halton Housing Donate £300 to Local Charity

On Tuesday 22nd August, Halton Housing staff members donated £300 to their Nominated Charity of the Year for 2017, Halton Autistic Family Support Group (also known as HAFS). The money was raised through a staff auction of old IT equipment no longer used by the housing association. Staff bought this old equipment, and Halton Housing… Read more »

2017 Digital Gardening Competition Winner Announced

Halton Housing’s 2017 Digital Gardening Competition winner has now been decided, and the winners are, Mr and Mrs James of 33 Tildsley Crescent, Runcorn! The winning garden was decided by Halton Housing’s Customer Engagement team and Customer Forum members. This is the 3rd consecutive year Halton Housing have run a Digital Gardening Competition, seeing customers… Read more »

Grangeway Community Garden is Now Open!

Thursday 27th July, 2017 was the official launch day for the Grange Grow and Share community garden project! The launch day allowed for Grangeway community members to visit the Grange Grow and Share garden, take part in fun, free outdoor activities, and even take home some free home-grown produce from the garden! The community garden… Read more »

Charitable Donations Needed!

Halton Autistic Family Support Group LTD (also referred to as HAFS) has been selected as Halton Housing’s Nominated Charity of the Year, 2017. The charity is a voluntary support group run by families, which provide families effected by autism with a key support system.  The charity provides a wide range of support for families, including: trips, outings,… Read more »