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Combatting loneliness

Many older people wake up  feeling lonely and isolated and with no one to turn to.  The Silver Line charity was founded by Dame Esther Rantzen in 2013 to offer support to the 1.2 million older people in Britain believed to be struggling with loneliness and social isolation. The Silver Line is a confidential helpline. Callers are free to express their feelings, and describe their lives honestly, and can trust…

My Tenancy – how to use your online account

Would you like to be able to access your rent account or report a repair online, 24 hours a day?  Did you know you can do this using My Tenancy on our website – on your mobile, tablet or PC! The key features of your secure online portal are: You can pay your rent online Look at your rent account to see recent transactions Place a repair request View your…

Gardening competition – winners announced

Thank you to everyone who entered our Gardening Competition in the Summer. We had a great time judging them and it was a pleasure to meet and talk to residents. The winners were:

Join us! Cleaning and grounds maintenance inspections

Our Housing Team aim to visit our estates on a quarterly basis to monitor the cleaning and grounds maintenance service you receive. Our next round of cleaning and grounds maintenance inspections will be taking place in January, and we will be writing to you with dates shortly. We know you all have busy lives, but most inspections are likely to be for less than an hour and your input would…

Getting your feedback – can we pop round?

We aim to provide excellent services to our residents and to do this we recognise that your involvement is essential. We will be out and about on our estates in the next few months to come and chat with you to find out a bit more about how you would like us to engage with you.  We will let you know in advance when we are coming round – keep…

Saving you money on your energy bills

Did you know that you can save as much as £300 a year on your energy bills by switching to a fixed rate tariff?  Energy suppliers often raise their prices just in time for the coldest, darkest, most expensive time of year. A fixed rate tariff would also give you more predictable billing and protect you from the price hikes. If you’re one of the 60% of people in the…

Rechargeable Repairs

There are occasions when tenants approach us to carry out repairs that are not our responsibility, or where we have no alternative but to carry out a repair that is the tenant’s responsibility because of health and safety to people, property or similar reasons. Examples of rechargeable repairs include: willful damage or neglect caused by the tenant, their family, pets or visitors eg damage to doors or locks electrical faults…

Don’t forget our London Irish Centre Older person’s outreach service

If you are having a problem with things such as housing, health, benefits, passports and financial issues, don’t forget you can come along and meet Mary for advice sessions in our office at 190 Iverson Road on Monday and Friday each week. If you would like to pop along to see her, give her a ring on 020 7372 4389 or 07947 108 467, or email her at marygleeson@londonirishcentre.org to…

House Exchange 

House Exchange is a web based scheme to help local authority and housing association residents find people who want to swap homes with them. Registration is quick, easy and free for residents. The House Exchange website will try to match you with other households wherever you’re looking to move to. You will be able to search for homes either locally or anywhere in the UK, so whatever your reason for moving,…

Standing up to domestic abuse

We believe a home should provide safety and security, but for many people home is anything but safe because they are one of many victims of domestic abuse across the UK. Developed by the Chartered Institute of Housing, in partnership with the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) and Women’s Aid, Innisfree has become one of over a hundred housing associations who have signed up to the Make a Stand pledge…

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