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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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New powers aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour came into effect on Monday 20 October 2014.

The ‘Community Trigger’ is a key part of the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014 that will see police, councils and social housing providers work closely together to combat persistent problems. Victims will be able to...

Wolverhampton City Council and Wolverhampton Homes are working together to develop ideas to regenerate the Heath Town Estate.  These proposals aim to improve the appearance of the area, create high quality new homes, and make this a better place to live for residents.

We want to hear resident’s views and opinions on the latest...

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An annual campaign to encourage council tenants to prioritise paying their rent in the lead up to Christmas is due to start on Monday (24th November).

Staff from Wolverhampton Homes, the company which manages 23,000 homes on behalf of Wolverhampton City Council, will be out and about across the city for the next two weeks. They will contact...

A man from Willenhall who attempted to buy a council flat in Wolverhampton has been ordered to hand the property back to Wolverhampton City Council – and pay £3,000 in costs after a court found that he was sub-letting the flat to others.

Mr Jagdish Singh, aged 45 from Tobruck Walk in Willenhall was at Walsall County Court on...

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We’re supporting #HousingDay a national social media campaign highlighting some of the great things tenants do. To celebrate the day we’ve got two events coming up.

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We’re having an extended Tweet-athon, rolling out our Twitter feed to colleagues across the organisation so they can tell the world about the...

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