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Did you know, this year is slightly different?

News – 19 March 2024 There are 52 weeks in a normal year, but every five to six years, there are 53 Mondays in a year instead. This next financial year, starting Monday 1 April 2024, is one of those years. If you normally pay rent for 48 weeks a year, you will have 49 weeks to pay this year.…

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Grand Union agrees deal for Northamptonshire homes

News – 18 March 2024 Grand Union Housing Group has bought nearly 140 affordable homes from the UK’s largest housing association, Clarion Housing Group. The deal has seen Milton Keynes-based Grand Union add the homes to its stock of nearly 13,000 homes, increasing its ability to invest in existing and new homes. Executive Director of Operations, Phil Hardy, said: “We’re…

Houses under construction

Where are we building?

News – 11 March 2024 Here’s an update of some of the places where we’re building new homes. Raunds, Northants We’re building 16 homes for social rent and 14 for shared ownership; a mix of one-bed flats and two and three bed houses, including one specially adapted for a wheelchair user. The first phase of six homes is due for…

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No More Week

News – 4 March 2024 This week is ‘No More Week’, an opportunity for us to raise awareness of domestic abuse. Domestic abuse can take many forms, it’s not always physical. It can affect people of any age, from any culture or religion. It can happen within the family, or within a heterosexual or same sex relationship or people who…

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Stock condition surveys

News – 1 February 2024 We have recently written to customers whose homes are due for a stock condition survey. We have appointed a specialist company called Ridge to carry out these surveys. If Ridge call, please let them into your home to carry out their work. These surveys are important as they help us understand about any work that’s…

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Government funding for domestic abuse survivors

News – 31 January 2024 You may have seen on the news recently that, from today, there will be financial support available from the Government to help people to escape domestic abuse situations. Those without the financial means to leave their abusers will be able to apply for a one-off payment of up to £500, via one of over 470…

Don’t miss out!

News – 20 December 2023 Want us to let you know when we’re running any of our free projects, services or events near you? Then head to MyGUHG and tick the box to make sure you’re on our mailing list. We’re not trying to sell you anything, we just want to make sure you don’t miss out. These projects and…

Christmas and New Year

News – 15 December 2023 The office will close at 5pm on Friday 22 December and re-open at 8.45am on Tuesday 2 January 2024. During this time, the only way to get in touch with us will be via our emergency out-of-hours phone line. Please only use this for emergencies. All other channels, such as email and social media will…

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Staying safe at Christmas

News – 13 December 2023 It’s lovely to see Christmas lights and decorations brightening up the streets, inside and outside our homes, but with so much going on at this time of year, it’s easy to be distracted from important safety rules. We’ve put together some tips for you, to help you stay safe this Christmas. Christmas trees Did you…

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