Monthly Archives: September 2019

South Lakes Housing Secures More Affordable Homes

SLH has purchased six affordable homes at Railway Cottages, Newby Bridge, thanks in part to a £282k grant from South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) and £234k grant from Homes England. Total funding was over £1 million. Councillor Jonathan Brook, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Housing and Innovation, said: “This is a significant amount of […]

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Helping Tenants to Reduce Fuel Bills

South Lakes Housing are working with our approved contractor, Warm Front Limited, to carry out energy assessments of our homes. The inspections will enable us to identify if any energy-saving improvements can be carried out to our tenant’s home which will result in lower fuel bills for our tenants. Richard Hayes, SLH Director of Assets […]

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Our Responsibility to You: Reducing Radon Levels in Homes

South Lakes Housing is working with Public Health England (PHE) to identify and reduce potentially high levels of radon in our properties. We have a responsibility to our tenants under Duty of Care and the Housing Act to provide a safe home. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas which if present in high concentrations […]

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Closure of Yewbarrow Lodge, Sheltered Housing Scheme, Grange-Over-Sands

South Lakes Housing (SLH) have spoken with residents to inform them about the eventual closure of the Yewbarrow Lodge Sheltered Housing scheme in Grange-Over-Sands. The decision was taken following a review of current and future demand for sheltered housing, where currently a third of the flats remain vacant with some empty for over two years. […]

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