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Chief Executives Report
Our Team
Tenants Satisfaction Survey Results – Your Views
Housing Management

NIFHA Launch - New Rural Design Guide                                                                New Rural Design Guide

Nifha launch                                      Copies of the Rural Design Guide are available     Boiler Servicing
                                                  free from Rural Housing Association:
Photos above include Paul Fox (Property and or Tel: 028 8224 6118      The annual boiler servicing has been ongoing
Procurement Manager), Stephen Fisher (Chief       or can be viewed interactively at                  and most are now complete - If you haven’t
Excecutive) promoting the associations Rural               yet had your boiler serviced please contact the
Design Guide with MLAs Barry McElduff and                                                            office to make arrangements.
Keith Buchanan at the “getting to know Housing    Rural Housing Association is actively seeking
Associations” event held at Stormont.             new opportunities to provide social, affordable       Gas Safety Tips
                                                  homes in rural areas. We are keen to hear from
Rural Design Guide                                anyone who knows of a potential development          • Never do any DIY with gas appliances,
                                                  site or existing properties that could help us          flues or pipework
Our Rural Design guide captures the best          meet rural housing need.
qualities of rural design and features lots                                                            • Make sure your gas meter is free of
of information on creating rural places;          We’re asking site owners, developers and                obstructions
considering the location, scheme layout, site     the owners of property portfolios to get
and building characteristics.                     in touch. We are also asking local political         • Never block up air vents and ensure
                                                  representatives to work with us to help identify        flue terminals are kept clear
                                                  potential sites which we can develop to
                                                  provide social housing in rural Northern Ireland.    • Don’t purchase second hand gas
                                                  If you have a potential development
                                                  opportunity please contact Paul Fox on               • Always follow user instructions
                                                  028 8224 6118 or email       • If you smell gas or fumes, turn off the
                                                  or if you are interested in applying for any
                                                  of these new sites please contact Valerie               gas at your meter, open windows and
                                                  Pinkerton on 028 8224 6118, or email                    extinguish any naked flames.
                                                                   Do not use any electrical switches and
                                                                                                          contact us immediately.

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