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.

Oswestry Residents Group Continues to Flourish and Grow

The Trees Resident Group is celebrating a string of recent successes in their community.

Broseley Life Skills Benefit from Community Chest Funding

Broseley Life Skills group are celebrating after being awarded £750 by our Community Chest Fund to build a gate and fencing around a sensory garden and social space adjoined to their unit.

Broseley Joggers Couch to 5K Continues to Run

Broseley Joggers Couch to 5k programme has been granted £550 by Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing’s (STAR Housing’s) Community Chest Fund to get even more people off their couch and pounding the streets.