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Tentant in their decent home

Thirty-four council house tenants can look forward to home improvements in the coming weeks after extra funds were secured for the city from the Government.

It is the third time this financial year that additional funding has been granted to Wolverhampton to bring more houses up to the decent homes standard. The £170,000 sum brings...

We’ve recently introduced some new changes to the eligibility criteria for 3 bedroom houses.

The good news is that if you’re a family with children of the same sex  - they now only need to share a bedroom until 15 (it used to be 16) and children of the opposite sex only need to share a bedroom until they are 9 (it used to...

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We are celebrating LGBT History Month February 2015

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History Month takes place every year in February. It celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community and aims to combat prejudice against the LGBT community.

At Wolverhampton Homes we embrace and celebrate diversity among our staff and customers...

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Last year our Proud to be Me Network were working hard to make Wolverhampton Homes an LGBT* friendly workplace and service provider. As part of that process we entered the Stonewall Workplace Assessment programme as a way of seeing how we are doing and benchmarking our progress.

The results are in and we're really pleased to say that we...

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On Tuesday a brand new Homes in the City website will go live.

The new site has the same features as the old site but with a lot more information and it will be easier to find what you need.

We've also improved the property search so once you're logged in and you search for a property - you will only see the properties that you...

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We are making a change to the times that you can bid for housing. From 12th January bidding will close at 9am each Monday.

We know that most people bid for properties early on when bidding opens so we know that this change will not affect many people. By closing bids earlier on Monday, it means we can contact successful bidders...

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The allocations policy is changing; from 12th January 2015 the residency rules are being changed from 12 to 24 months. This may affect your banding.

Wolverhampton City Council has an open housing register - anyone can join the register even if you live outside of Wolverhampton. However, if you live outside the city, or if you’ve lived...

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Wolverhampton City Council is managing the most severe financial challenge in its history.

You might recall that a year ago they said they needed to save £123 million over the next five years due to continuing cuts in grants from Government, combined with increasing demand for services and inflationary pressures.

So far...

Are you a council tenant living in Ashmore Park and looking to transfer? Need a bigger or smaller home?

Come to our “Mutual Exchange Event” on Monday 8th December 2014 between 11am and 1pm at Ashmore Park Hub, 82 Griffiths Drive, Wolverhampton WV11 2LH.

You could meet other tenants who may have the home you need. Our teams...

A community bank that offers low interest loans has today (Monday December 1, 2014) launched a campaign to recruit 5,000 new members to loosen the grip of payday lenders on families in Wolverhampton and South Staffordshire.

Wolverhampton City Credit Union (WCCU) said its goal was to help more families free themselves from spiralling debt...

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