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Make paying your rent a priority – Part 2

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In Part 2 of our ‘Make paying your rent a priority’ series, Debt Recovery Officer, Alison Young, answers some of the most common questions we hear from tenants who are struggling to pay their rent.   What if I have looked into all of the options suggested in Part 1 of this series and I… Read more »

Dealing with domestic abuse

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On average there is a domestic incident reported in Scotland every nine minutes, a figure which usually increases during the festive period. In Fife alone this year there have been over 4,047 domestic abuse incidents reported, resulting in 286 high risk referrals and 8 fatalities. With men accounting for 5% of these victims, domestic abuse… Read more »

Twelve ways to save this Christmas

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With Christmas approaching fast (just over a month to go now!) the pressure to spend more than you can really afford can leave you struggling to make ends meet well into the new year but, there are ways to save some cash without sacrificing your enjoyment of the festive season. Here are twelve top tips… Read more »

Winter

Five simple steps to help you stay safe during severe weather

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With winter officially on the way and snow forecast over the next few days, it’s worth taking a few minutes to do a little preparation BEFORE severe weather hits. As well as creating a household plan for emergencies we suggest taking these five simple steps help to keep you and your family safe during severe… Read more »

Meet your new Maintenance Officers

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If you’ve needed to have any repairs assessed recently you may already have come across our new Maintenance Officers, Neil Gunn and George McLeod, but we thought we should take the opportunity to introduce them formally. We have recognised that our repairs service and our responsiveness needs to improve and our recent restructure is very… Read more »

Rosyth Community Cafe

No tricks, but plenty of treats at Halloween-themed Community Café

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October saw us hold an extremely successful Halloween-themed Community Café in Rosyth, with over 75 residents joining us for a chat with colleagues and partner agencies over a free cup of tea or coffee and a piece of cake. These Community Cafés give us the opportunity to provide information about the services we deliver and… Read more »

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Make paying your rent a priority – Part 1

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When you signed your tenancy agreement with Fife Housing Group you entered into a legal agreement. This means you have various rights and responsibilities and one of these is to pay your rent and any service charges on time, every month – remember, rent is an obligation not an option! In Part 1 of our… Read more »

AGM 2016

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2016

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Fife Housing Association Ltd’s 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 19 September 2016 and marked the end of the first stage of our two year Business Change Programme, a journey which we embarked upon in 2014 to help shape the future of our organisation. Chair of the Board, Maureen Garvie, took the opportunity… Read more »

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Say hello to our new Housing Officers

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As part of our restructure, and the commitment it represented to improving the frontline services we provide, we took a decision to redeploy back office resources, creating the capacity for additional Housing Officers and subsequently allowing us to reduce the number of properties managed by each. This change will make our Housing Officers more accessible… Read more »

Keeping your home safe and secure

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As it’s National Home Security Month, we’re sharing some top tips from the Police to help you battle break-ins! Just taking these simple steps can make a big difference in keeping your home safe from burglary: Lock your doors and windows every time you leave the house, even when you’re just out in the garden, remembering… Read more »