Read more about the latest news from Wheatley Group and our partner organisations.
£16M bond to finance new-build programme
Dunedin Canmore – part of Wheatley Group – has secured £16million of charitable bond finance to help build hundreds of new homes.
The loan, the largest to be awarded to date through the Scottish Government’s innovative charitable bonds investment programme, will enable Dunedin Canmore to build more homes in the next few years.
Find out more at new £16M charitable bond.
New-look GHA community is changing lives
Tenants have moved into 51 new GHA homes built on the site of the former high-rise blocks at Tarfside Oval in Cardonald.
The residents were welcomed by Leader of Glasgow City Council, Councillor Susan Aitken and GHA tenant Board member Cathy McGrath, along with representatives from the city council, the Scottish Government as well as Wheatley Group, GHA and contractors, CCG.
The homes in Tarfside Oval are a mix of flats and houses, with five of the homes suitable for wheelchairs.
Read all about it at New GHA homes changing tenants' lives and transforming communities.
Wheatley launches engagement study
New international research examining how organisations can best engage and involve their customers and communities has been published by Wheatley Group.
The study – commissioned by Wheatley with support from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) – was carried out by The Democratic Society.
Research draws on best practice from around the world – from Antwerp to Oldham; Oslo to Estonia; and Rio de Janeiro to Vienna.
Find out more at New international engagement research launched.
MyHousing website a hit with customers
MyHousing, Wheatley Group’s new housing information, advice and letting service, launched in late 2018.
The online service offers personalised and honest advice to help people make the right choices about their housing. Customers are also signposted to a range of alternative housing options which may suit their needs.
Find out more about MyHousing, and watch our short video, at www.myhousing.org.uk