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New Rent Charges from 1 April 2023

Every year we review your rent charges and how we spend your money. We understand that because of the cost-of-living crisis, many tenants might be worried about how to manage your money and pay your bills, including your rent. As an Association, we too are facing big challenges around increasing costs and how we deliver … Continued

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How do we spend your rent money?

PHA owns and manages more than 1,800 social rented homes in the West End. We look to make the best possible use of your rent. But just how do we spend it? Here we highlight some of the services we provide with the money you pay. Looking after your home: we respond when you tell … Continued

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Corgi Becomes PHA’S New Gas Auditor

We have appointed CORGI Technical Services to audit our Gas contract, they are the leading provider of independent safety and quality control audits for social housing landlords in the UK. Their dedicated Auditing Team are industry experts and offer clients and their residents’ years of invaluable experience. Over the course of the year, you may … Continued

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Modern Apprentice Success at PHA

Over recent years, PHA has participated in a successful apprenticeship programme. We’ve employed several apprentices, giving people the opportunity to develop new skills and gain an introduction to the housing sector. Many of our apprentices have gained qualifications and gone on to secure permanent positions either with PHA or other organisations. In July 2022, Hollie … Continued

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PHA helps tenants stay warm this winter

Partick Housing Association has secured funding to provide each of their 1800 tenant households with £49 of fuel support this winter. The provision is offered as part of PHA’s Food and Fuel Project, where tenants can also access energy advice and receive help with food supplies. PHA was successful in their bid for £137,018 from … Continued

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Textured Coatings: Artex

Some of our customers will remember the popularity of Artex in the 1970s and 1980s. Artex was a popular decorative coating applied to ceilings and walls, and was used to create a variety of patterned designs. Unfortunately, some Artex contains asbestos. Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals used in … Continued

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Update from the Scottish Housing Regulator – Scottish Social Housing Charter

Last week, the Scottish Government published an updated Scottish Social Housing Charter. The new Charter took effect from 1 November 2022. The SHR’s role involves monitoring social landlords’ performance against the Charter. One of the main ways they do this is requiring landlords to submit an Annual Return on the Charter (ARC). In consultation with … Continued

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Annual Performance Report 2021/22

The Annual Performance Report 2021/22 will be landing on doormats at homes across Partick and Thornwood this week. In the past two years, much of our energy and attention has been focused on managing how we deliver important services and assist our tenants and customers during the Covid pandemic. Now that restrictions have ended, we … Continued

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Partick Housing Association delivers 60 new affordable homes at Mansfield Gate

Partick Housing Association (PHA) is pleased to announce the completion of its latest development of 60 new affordable homes at Mansfield Gate in Partick. Partick HA Chief Executive, Stewart MacKenzie said: “We’re delighted to complete these new affordable flats in the heart of Partick, and welcome tenants to their wonderful new homes.” These new homes … Continued

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