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Review recommends improvements for Council’s housing repairs contract

James Ledward June 7, 2018

Recommendations from an independent review into Brighton & Hove Council’s repairs and improvement contract with Mears will be used to help improve services and the drawing up of future contract agreements. The review was commissioned to look at what the council needs to consider in future repairs contracts and how the council and Mears can work together better through the remaining time of the current contract.

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Council announce second amnesty tackling council tenancy fraud

James Ledward April 1, 2018

People committing tenancy fraud in council housing and temporary accommodation have another chance to avoid legal action by handing their property back during a second amnesty being run by Brighton & Hove City Council.

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Community News

Community solution to the housing crisis

James Ledward February 14, 2018

Community-led housing programme launches in Brighton & Hove on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 5.30 – 9pm (registration from 5:15pm). Community-led housing allows local people to take control of their housing and create alternatives to the limited choices offered by the current housing market.

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General News

New homes to help people living with dementia

James Ledward January 30, 2018

A new council housing scheme in central Brighton will help people with dementia carry on living independently. The Brooke Mead Extra Care scheme in Albion Street will provide 45 self-contained rented flats, with first residents moving in now.

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In The South

Greens fight to preserve council’s social housing stock progresses

James Ledward January 25, 2017

The Green Group of Councillors on Brighton & Hove City Council have secured a success at the Council’s Housing Committee that may avoid the sale and loss of Brighton’s dwindling social housing stock.

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