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








4 Housing Management Update








Re-lets Housing Allocations
The Association always aims to re-let properties as quickly as possible after the previous resident Two of the most familiar Key Performance
moves out. Our overall average re-let period was 18 Days that is, from the time of termination of Indicators within Housing are Rent Arrears and
property to commencement of tenancy. Voids. Housing Associations are operating in an
increasingly challenging inancial environment,
Our Target: Allocate re-lets within 28 Days at year end so maximising income is more important than
ever before.
1.4.2014 to 31.3.2015 Re-let time 18 days Target Achieved
Our Target: Non-Technical Arrears as % of total
income due from tenants DSD Target < 5%
Rural Housing Association now manages 431 properties throughout rural Northern Ireland. Graph 1.3
displays properties by District Council Area. 1.4.2014 to Non-Technical Target
31.3.2015 Arrears 3.14% Achieved
Rural Housing Association Stock Table at 31/3/2015 or £15,847


Coleraine 9 A close working relationship with the Northern
Moyle 6 Ireland Housing Executive is essential in
Ballymena 2 addressing any Housing Beneit issues and this
is an important element of our day to day
Magharefelt 9 operational work.
Strabane 60
Omagh 17 Technical Arrears as % of Total Technical Income
Fermanagh 118 Our Technical Debt stood at DSD Target < 1
Dungannon 9 1.75% at 31.3.2015.
Craigavon 11 Voids
Armagh 16
Newry & Mourne 57 Homes within Rural’s stock may become empty
either because they are awaiting repairs or
Down 78 because they are waiting to be let.
Newtownards 21
Derry 6 Void Loss Target is 0.70%
Banbridge 12 Void losses for our re-lets, expressed as a
percentage of total rent receivable are 0.57%.
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140

Graph 1.3
















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