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Chairperson’s Report
Honorary Treasurer’s Report
Property Management Update
Housing Management Update
Tenant Engagement and Communication

3 Property Management Update

Housing Allocations Housing Management plays an important role Allocation by Points Level

NEW SCHEME AT in ensuring that we provide a high quality Lettings for 2014/15
SLIABH MOR, MULLAGHBANE service to all our customers.
Rural Housing Association was delighted Rural Housing Association had 52 lettings
to take handover of our new scheme at (General Needs Accommodation) including
Mullahgbane, South Armagh at the end of the Sliabh Mor Development throughout the
October 2014. Sliabh Mor, Mullaghbane is made year. Of the 52 lettings there were 10 transfer
up of six ive person, three bedroom houses cases, either from the Housing Executive or
and eight three person, two bedroom houses Housing Associations, re-housed through
providing much needed family housing in the lettings during this year. In addition the Housing
wider area. Association processed 1 Direct Exchange (home
swap) within its housing stock. All new tenants
Rural Housing Association invested £900,000 receive a new tenancy visit within the irst six
in the scheme along with the Department for weeks of their tenancy commencing to ensure
Social Development’s Housing Association that they have settled in well and are aware
Grant of nearly £700,000. Rural Housing of their tenancy obligations. These visits also
would like to pay particular thanks to our help the Association to note any support
procurement partners – APEX Housing requiremnets needed. Transfers 11
Association who ensured these homes were 0-69 Points 18
built to an extremely high quality and inish. 70-119 Points 6
120+ Points 17

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