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Learning Disability and Autism Housing Network launch Charter

Riverside is a proud member of the Learning Disability and Autism Housing Network (LDAHN). The LDAHN is a coalition of 12 housing associations calling for action to address the barriers for new, sustainable quality housing for people with a learning disability and/or autism. There is clear evidence that strategically planned and sustainable, quality supported housing

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New initiative helps rough sleepers in to their own home

Peter, 40, intermittently slept rough for more than six years but has now moved into a one-bedroom terrace in the city. Under Next Steps Accommodation Programme (NSAP) he is the first person to move into a property with social housing provider Riverside.

Riverside is investing £1.86million in to a new initiative to help rough sleepers into their own home. Building on the government’s Everyone In scheme to protect rough sleepers from Covid-19 which brought them into emergency accommodation, The Next Steps Accommodation Programme (NSAP) provides local authorities with funding to deliver new tenancies and support for people

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Our new tracking service for repairs

Similar to services like Amazon, Deliveroo and Uber, we’ve launched a new tracking feature for our repairs service. It’s part of our Customer Plan and our commitment to improving our services based on your feedback. This new feature will come in an additional SMS message on the day of your appointment, with an accurate arrival

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Health and well-being blossoms across generations at Willow Brook

Little Onions at Willow Brook

Young gardeners have been springing into action planting seeds and singing songs, bringing smiles to the faces of older residents at Riverside’s extra care scheme near Sunderland. To mark Intergenerational Week (March 8 to 14), the relationship continues to blossom between the Little Onions Club, which provides gardening activities and workshops to engage children and

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New initiative helps entrenched rough sleepers in to their own home

Peter, 40, intermittently slept rough for more than six years but has now moved into a one-bedroom terrace in the city. Under Next Steps Accommodation Programme (NSAP) he is the first person to move into a property with social housing provider Riverside.

A man who has spent six years living on the streets now has a place to call home thanks to new funding to convert much-needed properties in Liverpool. Peter, 40, intermittently slept rough for more than six years but has now moved into a one-bedroom terrace in the city. Under Next Steps Accommodation Programme (NSAP)

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Family evicted after causing two-year misery to neighbourhood

Riverside News Update

A family who terrorised a North Tyneside neighbourhood, making residents lives a misery over a two-year period have been evicted from their home. Tenant David Ellis, 57, and his two adult children were evicted after continually breaching their tenancy agreement with anti-social behaviour, criminal activity and carrying out threats towards neighbours who lived in fear.

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Time for the housing sector to own changes

With the government’s Social Housing White Paper published, our Chief Executive Carol Matthews says it is time to explore how the housing sector can ‘own’ any changes. I was extremely saddened to read Meghan Markle’s piece about the loss of her baby and the fact that she is very rarely asked the simple but important

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