The Association is controlled by a Management Committee of which the majority of members are local residents.
To volunteer for the Management Committee you must be
- a member of the Association (this costs £1); and
- aged 18 or over.
Elections are held each year at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which is usually held in September. We contact all our members in advance of our AGM and invite nominations to the Management Committee. A Management Committee member role description is available here.
If you are interested in becoming a member or would like more information please contact the Association.
The Management Committee employs a professional staff team, led by our Director to undertake the day-to-day running of the Association. We currently employ around eleven full and part-time staff delivering a range of services to our tenants, residents and housing applicants.
Management Committee members, staff members and their relatives can apply for a tenancy with the Association. All application forms are processed in accordance with the Association's Letting Policy. Any such offer of housing must also be recorded and minuted by Management Committee in accordance with the Association's Allocations to Governing Body / Staff Members Policy which is available here.
- Housing Services are responsible for areas including rent arrears, dealing with anti-social behaviour issues, estate management, allocation of properties and maintaining a housing waiting list.
- Property Services are responsible for delivery of a day to day repairs service, ensuring gas safety within your property, managing and maintaining your homes and communities including major improvement work, cyclical works programmes and adaptations to your property.
- Finance Services are responsible for financial management, factoring services, support to our management committee, IT and Human Resources.