News

Permission granted for five new homes in Albrighton

Posted: 26.04.2017

These will include three shared ownership houses at Ash Grove and two bungalows that will be available to rent at Pitchford Road.

Benefits are changing in 2018

Posted: 23.03.2017

From February 2018 single people, couples and families with a change of circumstance or making a new claim to any of the following benefits: Income Support, the income-based elements of Jobseeker’s or Employment and Support Allowances, Housing Benefit, and the child and working Tax Credits, may be asked to claim Universal Credit instead.

Gas Safety Checks completed ahead of time

Posted: 28.02.2017

Liberty Gas (Our heating repairs and servicing contractor) have completed all of STAR Housing’s statutory gas safety checks for financial year 2016/2017.

Affordable homes proposed for Old Baptist Church site in Shifnal

Posted: 22.02.2017

The proposal, led by Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing alongside Shifnal Town Council, is to create two small blocks of flats that will provide seven much-needed homes for local people.

Tenant Board Member Vacancy

Posted: 21.02.2017

We have a vacancy for a Tenant Board Member - Are you interested in getting more involved with us? Give us a call to discuss

Managing your money – STAR Housing can help

Posted: 09.02.2017

We know that tenants can end up struggling with their finances for many reasons, from getting into debt or seeing their benefits cut, to moving house.

Breaking the mould - condensation or damp?

Posted: 06.02.2017

Condensation occurs when warm, moist air comes into contact with a cool surface in poorly ventilated areas. It causes mould mainly in the corners of rooms or by windows.
Damp is usually caused by a fault in the structure of the building that allows moisture from the outside to get into the walls. Damp is identified by clear lines like tide marks on the wall.

Affordable homes boost for Oswestry, St Martins and Highley

Posted: 19.01.2017

We are celebrating the completion of 29 new affordable homes in Oswestry, St Martins and Highley.

St Peter's View, Rhea Hall, Highley is now complete

Posted: 18.01.2017

Our new development of 17 bungalows is now complete.

You could win £50 by completing our survey

Posted: 16.01.2017

Our Survey of Tenants & Residents is being sent out via email this week and via post at the end of the month, complete and return to be in with a chance to win one of 10 x £50 vouchers.

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Events

Clean up session with a skip, Weston Close in Shifnal

From 24.07.2018 to 24.07.2018

We’ll be on the grass area at Weston Close in Shifnal on Tuesday 24th July 2018 from 2pm until 4pm as part of a series of summer events.

Clean up session with a skip, Meadow Drive in Shifnal

From 24.07.2018 to 24.07.2018

We’ll be at Meadow Drive in Shifnal on Tuesday 24th July 2018 from 4.30pm until 6.30pm as part of a series of summer events.

Pop up and estate walkabout, Fitzalan Close in Whittington

From 25.07.2018 to 25.07.2018

We’ll be in Fitzalan Close in Whittington on Wednesday 25th July 2018 from 2pm until 4pm as part of a series of summer events.

Sheltered scheme drop in, Llwynfields in Oswestry

From 25.07.2018 to 25.07.2018

We’ll be visiting Llwynfields sheltered housing scheme in Oswestry on Wednesday 25th July 2018 as part of our series of summer events.

Clean up session and children’s fun morning, Castlefields in Oswestry

From 31.07.2018 to 31.07.2018

We’ll be in Castlefields in Oswestry on Tuesday 31st July 2018 from 10am until 12pm as part of a series of summer events.