News

Benefits are changing in 2018

Posted: 23.03.2017

From February 2018 single people, couples and families with a change of circumstance or making a new claim to any of the following benefits: Income Support, the income-based elements of Jobseeker’s or Employment and Support Allowances, Housing Benefit, and the child and working Tax Credits, may be asked to claim Universal Credit instead.

Gas Safety Checks completed ahead of time

Posted: 28.02.2017

Liberty Gas (Our heating repairs and servicing contractor) have completed all of STAR Housing’s statutory gas safety checks for financial year 2016/2017.

Affordable homes proposed for Old Baptist Church site in Shifnal

Posted: 22.02.2017

The proposal, led by Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing alongside Shifnal Town Council, is to create two small blocks of flats that will provide seven much-needed homes for local people.

Tenant Board Member Vacancy

Posted: 21.02.2017

We have a vacancy for a Tenant Board Member - Are you interested in getting more involved with us? Give us a call to discuss

Managing your money – STAR Housing can help

Posted: 09.02.2017

We know that tenants can end up struggling with their finances for many reasons, from getting into debt or seeing their benefits cut, to moving house.

Breaking the mould - condensation or damp?

Posted: 06.02.2017

Condensation occurs when warm, moist air comes into contact with a cool surface in poorly ventilated areas. It causes mould mainly in the corners of rooms or by windows.
Damp is usually caused by a fault in the structure of the building that allows moisture from the outside to get into the walls. Damp is identified by clear lines like tide marks on the wall.

Affordable homes boost for Oswestry, St Martins and Highley

Posted: 19.01.2017

We are celebrating the completion of 29 new affordable homes in Oswestry, St Martins and Highley.

St Peter's View, Rhea Hall, Highley is now complete

Posted: 18.01.2017

Our new development of 17 bungalows is now complete.

You could win £50 by completing our survey

Posted: 16.01.2017

Our Survey of Tenants & Residents is being sent out via email this week and via post at the end of the month, complete and return to be in with a chance to win one of 10 x £50 vouchers.

Reaching for the sky with our new gutter cleaning equipment

Posted: 04.01.2017

We have invested in new gutter cleaning equipment - SkyVac to ensure gutter cleaning is more effective and safe for our tenants and staff.

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Events

Next Board meeting Tuesday 3rd July 2018

The next meeting of the STAR Housing Board is on Tuesday 3rd July

Next Board Finance, Audit & Risk Subcommittee Meeting Monday 25th June

The next meeting of the Finance, Audit & Risk Subcommittee meeting is on Monday 25th June

Next Board Development Subcommittee Meeting Tuesday 17th July

The next meeting of the Development Subcommittee meeting is on Tuesday 17th July

Clean up session with a skip, Greenfields Square and Weston Close in Morda

From 26.06.2018 to 26.06.2018

We’ll be in Greenfields Square and Weston Close in Morda on Tuesday 26th June 2018 from 10am until 12pm as part of a series of summer events.

Clean up session with a skip, garages on Llwyn Road/Fields in Oswestry

From 26.06.2018 to 26.06.2018

We’ll be at the garages on Llwyn Road/Fields in Oswestry on Tuesday 26th June 2018 from 2pm until 4pm as part of a series of summer events.