Council Stock is Surveyed
Independent surveyors, Michael Dyson Associates, are in the process of carrying out surveys of all our properties. Michael Dyson will let you know in advance when they will be surveying your property. All surveyors will carry ID ... read more
Don't Suffer in Silence
The Housing Service has signed the Chartered Institute of Housing's Make a Stand pledge and has committed to take action to support people experiencing domestic abuse. For more information and contact details ... read more
£28,265 Funding Boost for Community Groups
The Cumbria Housing Partners Fund has granted a total of £28,264 to support ongoing work of four projects in Barrow ... read more
Discontinuation of SeeMyData
Due to the introduction of a new Housing IT system, SeeMyData is no longer available to use. A new 'Tenant Portal' will be introduced this year where you will be able to access your rent account, make payments and report repairs.
Free Help to Find Work
In delivering upgrades to our properties, such as kitchens, bathrooms etc., we deliver such work through a partner organisation called Procure Plus Holdings. One of the benefits of working with this organisation is that profits are recycled back into the areas in which they work. In Barrow they have committed funds to assist people back into work and have asked a local organisation, Inspira, to deliver these opportunities to the community.
For more information on how Inspira can help - including applying for jobs, writing a CV, preparing for an interview please read more.
Collecting Your Data
Since 2004 we have been required to complete a CORE (COntinuous REcording of Social Housing Lettings & Sales) form which contains information relating to your tenancy. Under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we must advise you why we are collecting this information and how we are using it. Why we collect your data ...