Our regular newsletter First Choice for News is now sent out to all our tenant and leaseholder customers every six months, in April and September. We will post news items here too so you can still keep up to date with the latest news from across Oldham.
For media enquiries please contact a member of the FCHO Communications team on 0161 393 5279, 0161 393 5515 or 0161 393 5523. Alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oldham Housing Investment Partnership has vowed to help Greater Manchester Housing Providers end rough sleeping and reduce homelessness over the next five years.
First Choice Homes Oldham are seeking expressions of interest from local contractor’s that offer a full house building package to build 26 units across five sites within the Oldham area.
An innovative musical project is helping children gain confidence by learning how to play instruments and bringing the local community together.
The Incredible Plastic Street Band is run by local organisations
An Oldham housing association has managed to save £760,000 thanks to a new service to combat social housing fraud.
Since September 2017, First Choice Homes Oldham has received 40 reports of fraud from members of the public, customers and employees that have resulted in 26 cases being investigated.
So far ten Right to Buy applications have been stopped due to fraud investigation checks. This has resulted in a potential discount saving of £400,000.
First Choice Homes Oldham has launched a FREE hotline number to help its customers who are worried about Universal Credit. The number is Freephone 0800 1955 440.
Universal Credit is a new benefit for people out of work or on a low income. It is gradually replacing six ‘means-tested’ benefits including Housing Benefit,
The government wants to find out what issues and concerns social housing tenants have through its Social Tenant Engagement Questionnaire. Following the Grenfell Tower block fire the government wants to hear tenants views.
The survey closes on January 31, 2018.