Welcome to Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing

Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing

On 1 April 2013, Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing Ltd (STAR Housing) took responsibility for the management of all 4200 Shropshire Council owned homes in the Oswestry & Bridgnorth areas. We now provide all housing management services to council tenants, including all work to repair, maintain and improve. This also includes garage tenancies and leaseholders.

We are an Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO), which means that Shropshire Council retains the ownership of the housing stock, controls the allocations policy and retains the homelessness duty but we manage and improve the housing service provided to tenants.

We are managed by a board of directors made up of tenants, independents, council representatives and a staff member.

For more information about us follow this link.

Work to start on former Baptist Chapel in Shifnal

We are pleased to announce that our appointed builder, J. Harper & Sons Ltd, is due to start construction work on the site of the former Baptist Chapel in Shifnal next week (Monday 23rd April 2018).

Rents Team in Training - Wednesday 11th April

Our rents staff are all in training on Wednesday 11th April. If you wish to make a rent payment please call 0345 678 9009

Garden Competition 2018

We are launching our Garden Competition for 2018 - to enter simply complete this form

A change to our grounds maintenance contract

From 1 April 2018, we are changing who we contract to undertake grounds maintenance on our behalf.

Rent-free fortnight – March 2018

It’s rent-free fortnight from 19 March 2018. As long as you are up to date with your rent payments, you won’t have to pay during these weeks.