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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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App launched to combat social isolation

A ground-breaking pilot scheme designed to reconnect older people with their communities and banish social isolation is underway. The MobileAge project aims to use specially developed technology to encourage older people to be more active and combat loneliness. The social prescribing app, developed by experts at Lancaster University as part of a two-year Europe-wide study, […]

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Keeping tenants safe

SLH wants its tenants to feel safer and installing Aico’s new 3000 Series alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms will help them do just that. Aico, the UK’s market leader in mains powered domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms, is supplying SLH with its 3000 Series Alarms to provide protection to tenants across a range of […]

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G1 and V1 ratings confirmed by the Regulator of Social Housing

South Lakes Housing has today received confirmation of the highest regulatory judgement for both governance and viability from the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) following an ‘In Depth Assessment’ (IDA), conducted over the past 3 months. The intensive process involved scrutinising documental evidence, interviews with the Executive and Chair of the Board and the Audit […]

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Tenant fined for unlawfully sub-letting a property

Tenants have been warned that sub-letting their properties to others is illegal and could land them in court. The warning comes after South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) prosecuted a man for sub-letting a South Lakes Housing property for which he held an assured tenancy – the first prosecution of this kind in the district under […]

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