News

Deadline looming to return customer surveys

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

There are just a few days left to tell us what you think of the experiences you’ve had with us as your landlord. We sent surveys out to tenants recently which ask questions about your home and the service you receive from us. The results of the survey will help us find out what you…

Opening the door on housing to students

Monday, 11 February 2019

A team of staff from Reside visited Harlow College today to discuss housing with students. We were on hand to discuss what options are available for them, explain what Reside can help with and answer any questions.

Reside boss takes on role at international charity

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Our CEO Diane French has joined the board of Picker, an international charity working in social and health care which champions person-centred care. Diane has a strong background in the sector having held senior management roles with national mental health and learning disability charities prior to joining us a year ago.

Support pledged to national efforts to tackle homelessness

Thursday, 10 January 2019

We have pledged our support to the National Housing Federation’s (NHF) campaign to tackle homelessness by making a commitment to refer anyone at risk. This week, Reside joined other housing associations around the country in signing the NHF’s Commitment to Refer to make a public statement together that we are serious about stopping homelessness. Since…

Happy New Year

Monday, 31 December 2018

Look back to learn how to look forward One of our team members shared a story recently about Joe Girard, a famous American salesman. He sold 13,001 cars at a Chevrolet dealership between 1963 and 1978, and was recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the seller of the most cars in a…

Design a Christmas Card Competition

Monday, 12 November 2018

Your design can be a drawing, painting, photograph or digital image. Designs can be black & white, or colour. All designs should be festive. Competition is open to all Reside tenants. Please scan or photograph your design and email it to [email protected] Entries can also be posted, unfolded, to: Sophie Hayward, Mason House, 18 Lower…

Regulatory Judgement

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Here at Reside we are delighted to have been given the seal of approval by the national social housing regulator. We achieved a fully compliant rating for our governance and viability from the Regulator of Social Housing, following our first In Depth Assessment by the sector’s regulatory body. As a small Registered Provider undergoing the…

Staff day October 2018

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

This is the Reside team! Fantastic staff who are passionate about making a difference to the people we support. Last week we had a rare opportunity to spend a whole day together; talking, working and generating ideas to find more ways to help people to live with independence in the community. As an organisation, our…

How supported housing transforms lives

Friday, 31 August 2018

As housing and support providers join together to celebrate ‘Starts at Home’ Day, Reside Housing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Diane French, gives her personal take on the importance of supported housing. During my career in health and social care I have witnessed many, many people benefit from living in safe and supported environments. Now I…

Accountability in supported housing – one size does not fit all

Friday, 17 August 2018

Following the much-anticipated publication of the Social Housing Green Paper, Reside Housing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Diane French, argues the need for a tailored approach to accountability. It has been a big week for housing news. At Reside, we welcome the news that supported housing funding will remain in the benefits system. We were also…