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Impact Housing Association joins The Riverside Group

Carol Matthews Riverside Group CEO with Impact team Mark Costello Chair and Bryonie Shaw Interim Managing Director.

Impact Housing Association officially became a subsidiary of The Riverside Group on Monday 20 August 2018, following an overwhelmingly positive vote by the association’s shareholders on 4th June and subsequent completion of the legal processes required by the Regulator of Social Housing. The news was welcomed positively by the 120 employees at Impact, whose jobs

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A view into the ‘Bi Bubble’

Jenny Crocker, Service Manager, talks about her experience at BiCon, the UK’s biggest gathering of bisexuals, their friends, partners and anyone with a positive interest in bisexuality.

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Voluntary Right to Buy Pilot Scheme in the Midlands

Riverside is taking part in a trial scheme in partnership with the government, offering tenants in certain areas of the Midlands the opportunity to buy their home under a voluntary sales scheme similar to the Right to Buy. Tenants taking part in the pilot could get a discount of up to 70% on the market

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Riverside responds to the Social Housing Green Paper

Roof tops in Headingley, Leeds.

The government’s long-awaited Social Housing Green Paper has been published today. The Green Paper sets out 5 core themes: Tackling stigma and celebrating thriving communities Expanding supply and supporting home ownership Effective resolution of complaints Empowering residents and strengthening the regulator Ensuring homes are safe and decent A consultation has been launched alongside the Green

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Government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy welcomed by Riverside

Rough Sleeper

Riverside welcomes the government’s Rough Sleeping Strategy as a crucial first step towards meeting their manifesto pledge to end rough sleeping by 2027. It is refreshing to see that the government have worked with sector experts to fully understand the depth of issues facing people sleeping rough and have developed a strategy which sets out

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Riverside welcomes Government’s proposed funding for supported housing

  Today (Thursday 9 August) the Government announced that plans to fund ‘short-term’ supported housing via local authority grants have been dropped. All supported housing, including short-term, will continue to be funded via housing benefit – which will now be retained for this type of accommodation. Plans to fund sheltered and extra-care housing via a

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Stronger together

By Michael Gill, Service Manager As a gay man it might come as a surprise to say I’d never taken part in a Pride march before so I was feeling nervous about what to expect when I came to this weekend’s celebrations in Liverpool. I arrived early at the meeting point and got to experience

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It’s ace being an Ally

By Carole Rothery, Strategy and Planning Assistant Liverpool Pride takes place this weekend and I can’t wait! As a Friend of Spectrum (Spectrum is Riverside’s LBGT staff group) I will be joining some of my colleagues to take part in what will be my first Pride march. Over the years I have stood and watched

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A change to our service

So we can be consistent and responsive when engaging with you, we have made a few changes to the way we deliver services and communicate with customers. We no longer store information about religious observation, or requests to notify of male visitors, on individual customers or pass it to staff and contractors when they visit

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