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Support for hate crime victims as figures rise

New figures released today show a worrying surge in hate crime. According to Home Office figures, hate crime offences recorded by the police rose by a record 29% to 80,393 incidents in the 12 months to March 2017. Figures showed a spike in hate crime following the terrorist attacks in London and Manchester earlier this

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Voluntary Right to Buy for housing association tenants

Voluntary Right to Buy Pilot Scheme Riverside was one of five housing associations taking part in a trial scheme, in partnership with the Government, to offer tenants in certain areas the opportunity to buy their home under a voluntary sales scheme similar to the existing Right to Buy. The pilot ran up to March 2017 and

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Transforming our repairs and maintenance service

We are underway with transforming the way we deliver repairs and maintenance, to give you excellent services and better experiences, with greater value for money. We know we need to improve satisfaction with our service, so we’re making wide ranging changes. These changes and more are coming across the country later in the year, so

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The Regulator of Social Housing upgrades Riverside from a G2 to a G1

The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has today announced that, following an In-depth Assessment, it has upgraded Riverside to a G1 (the highest governance rating). This means that Riverside is fully compliant with its governance requirements. This follows an interim G2 grading in 2022, awarded immediately after the merger with the G2 rated One Housing

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Riverside and Countryside Partnerships mark success of new estate regeneration projects in Bromley

Riverside and Countryside Partnerships (part of Vistry Group) have celebrated construction progress on two of their Bromley estate regeneration schemes with residents and councillors attending ceremonies held on Thursday 7 March. During the celebrations for the schemes which will deliver a total of 445 new homes, guests marked the breaking of the first ground at

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The Government’s Make Things Right Campaign

The Government’s Make Things Right Campaign encourages social housing residents to first contact their landlord to report any issues or problems with their property and know how to contact if they are unhappy with their landlord and are struggling to get their problems resolved. We will do everything we can to resolve issues promptly and

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