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Our Director nails poverty housing in developing world

Our Director is teaming up with colleagues in the housing sector to help ‘slum it to nail poverty housing’ in the developing world....
30 Jul 2015

Housing Executive meets local councillors

We are due to make a significant investment during 2015/16 in the Council area....
30 Jul 2015

Lord Street reimaging underway

Work has started on a major reimaging project in East Belfast which will see nine paramilitary murals removed and redesigned in the Lord Street area of the city. ...
28 Jul 2015

Be grant aware

At this year’s Fermanagh Show (04 & 05 August) we will be there highlighting what grants are available to home owners, landlords and those who rent privately....
27 Jul 2015
  • Marie Curie Helper volunteer urges people to vote

    27 Jul 2015
    A tribute to his late friend...
  • 80ft mural unveiled at Street art and graffiti festival

    27 Jul 2015
    An 80ft piece of graffiti art created by young people in Derry-Londonderry and Strabane went on public display last week....
  • We help reduce carbon footprint

    27 Jul 2015
    We are the Home Energy Conservation Authority for Northern Ireland responsible for improving energy efficiency in housing....
  • Reaching out to our Communities

    27 Jul 2015
    Did you know we have a sub office in Ardoyne, North Belfast?...
  • Fun times in Belvoir

    22 Jul 2015
    Ardnavalley Scout Centre near Belvoir was the venue for this year’s inter-cultural, inter-generational family fun day hosted by Belvoir Area Residents’ Group. ...
  • Grants at Clogher Valley Show

    22 Jul 2015
    Our West Grants team will be at this year’s Clogher Valley Show on 29 July to highlight what’s available to home owners, landlords and those who rent privately....
  • Watch this space!

    21 Jul 2015
    Street Art is about to hit Derry-Londonderry...
  • Vandals cause £4600 destruction to trees in Belfast

    20 Jul 2015
    Vandals have destroyed £1000 worth of trees in North Belfast in the last week, which we had planted....
  • Grab a Grant

    20 Jul 2015
    We have over £11k available for community groups in mid-Ulster....
  • Warning of bogus callers in Ballywalter

    20 Jul 2015
    We are warning residents on the Ards Peninsula to think before allowing a stranger into their home, after one of its tenants was robbed over the weekend....
  • A new Leaf

    18 Jul 2015
    The Cavanaleck Leaf Centre in Enniskillen recently had a make-over thanks to us....
  • Leaving a Legacy

    17 Jul 2015
    We have supported this project which is leaving a lasting legacy for the residents of Gortalowry, Killymoon and beyond....
  • Summer fun in the Moy

    17 Jul 2015
    Learning new skills, making new friends and a sharing a great experience are all on the menu at the Moy’s Shared Summer Scheme....
  • Did you contact us over the holiday period?

    15 Jul 2015
    We recently experienced an issue with our automated telephone line. ...
  • Getting in touch over the holidays

    10 Jul 2015
    Our offices will be closed on Monday July 13th and Tuesday July 14th....
  • Building Ballysally gets Queen's Award

    8 Jul 2015
    Building Ballysally Together was recently awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2015....
  • For lower cost oil join our club

    30 Jun 2015
    Households living in Richmount (near Portadown) benefitted recently from reduced heating costs....
  • Could you get a grant?

    29 Jun 2015
    Our West Grants team will be at this year’s Omagh Show on 3-4 July to highlight what’s available to home owners, landlords and those who rent privately....
  • Great Famine remembered

    29 Jun 2015
    We have erected a new memorial in Irvinestown to commemorate the Co Fermanagh victims of the Great Famine (1845-1850)....
  • Artwork bonanza for Fintona

    26 Jun 2015
    Ashfield Gardens Residents’ Group in Fintona has had two dilapidated murals replaced and a new one added to their community house, thanks to us....
  • For lower cost oil, join our club

    25 Jun 2015
    Bryson Energy are working with us in partnership with local community groups to establish a network of oil buying clubs across Northern Ireland....
  • Now we're cooking!

    25 Jun 2015
    Good news for the Turf Lodge area of West Belfast as we complete the installation of 137 brand new kitchens in tenants’ homes. ...
  • Upgrades for kitchens in Lisburn

    25 Jun 2015
    As part of the our programme of investment, over £400,000 is being spent replacing kitchens in Lisburn....
  • Working together to give victims hope

    25 Jun 2015
    Last Thursday saw the Colin Domestic Violence Forum mark the 10th anniversary of the Circle of Hope event....
  • Queen's Honour bestowed on Linda Watson

    18 Jun 2015
    The Chairperson of our West Tenant Scrutiny Panel, Linda Watson, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for work in transforming her community of Caw/Nelson Drive....
  • Did you receive your HB payment as usual?

    17 Jun 2015
    The Ulster Bank has reported they have had problems crediting money to some of their customers’ accounts....
  • Men’s shed gets a makeover from our staff

    15 Jun 2015
    Our staff from the Causeway area recently gathered to give the Men’s Shed in Limavady a makeover after the property was devastated by a fire earlier this year....
  • Want to move home?

    12 Jun 2015
    Why not consider a home swap?...
  • Hopes and aspirations represented in tapestry

    11 Jun 2015
    THE hopes and aspirations of people who have experienced homelessness in Derry-Londonderry have been represented on a tapestry which was unveiled at our local office....
  • Kids Together welcomes you to new premises

    11 Jun 2015
    Kids Together Belfast have moved to new, larger premises on the Stewartstown Road and launched their new website, with help from us....
  • Housing Hero Margaret Cox

    10 Jun 2015
    Our team in Ards and North Down is delighted that Margaret Cox from Glen Ward has been has been shortlisted from almost 200 entries for the Chartered Institute of Housing’s 2015 Housing Heroes...
  • Fortwilliam Residents’ Homes in Danger

    9 Jun 2015
    We are extremely concerned at the activities of ‘brick bandits’.  Their actions are causing great difficulties and potential danger to local residents in the Fortwilliam Parade area...
  • North Belfast Beware of Bogus Callers!

    9 Jun 2015
    We are warning tenants once again to think before allowing a stranger into their home, after one of our tenants was approached this morning....
  • Supporting Omagh’s Men’s Shed

    8 Jun 2015
    We are supporting men in Omagh with a grant of £4,500 to help them improve their physical, mental and emotional good health....
  • Our commitment to the environment is recognised

    4 Jun 2015
    We have recieved re-certification of ISO 14001 at our Housing Centre....
  • Ballymena mum makes fresh start

    3 Jun 2015
    Thanks to new Housing Executive home....
  • Community growing space opens in Waterside

    3 Jun 2015
    A once derelict piece of waste ground has been transformed into a community growing space in Derry-Londonderry, thanks to funding from the Housing Executive....
  • Director of Asset Management appointed

    2 Jun 2015
    Paul Isherwood has joined the Housing Executive as Director of Asset Management with effect from 1 June 2015....
  • Sion Mills junior wardens on tour

    2 Jun 2015
    Sion Mills Primary School pupils took time out from class recently to take part in a tour of their village as part of our Junior Warden Project....
  • Appointment of Board Members

    2 Jun 2015
    Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA, has appointed Jim McCall, Kenneth Millar and Derek Wilson to the Board of the Housing Executive. ...
  • Temporary Appointments to NIHE Board

    2 Jun 2015
    Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA, has announced the temporary appointment of four Housing Council members to the Board of the Housing Executive....
  • Minister Durkan launches Challenge Fund

    1 Jun 2015
    £300,000 for Community Led Projects...
  • Yellow warning of strong winds

    1 Jun 2015
    The MET Office has issued a yellow warning for wind across Northern Ireland from Monday 1st June...
  • Over 50s don their dancing shoes

    29 May 2015
    The over 50s of Coleraine donned their dancing shoes recently when they gathered for a tea dance in the town to celebrate the 10th anniversary of a local community group....
  • Acting Chief Executive to leave post

    29 May 2015
    The Acting Chief Executive has announced her resignation from the Housing Executive....
  • Rural Community Awards 2015

    27 May 2015
    We are calling for entries to this year’s Rural Community Awards....
  • Loving the SPACE

    22 May 2015
    ‘Love Your Space’ Newry’s Retro Vintage Charity Shop with a Difference has been supported by us with a £4,800 community grant....
  • Central Housing Forum hold successful meeting

    13 May 2015
    ​​Our Chairman and Board members had a very successful meeting with tenant's representatives on the Central Housing Forum to discuss the future direction of the Housing Executive today. ...
  • Ballymurphy/Whiterock roundabout all shrubbed up

    19 May 2015
    The roundabout at the entrance to the Ballymurphy Estate on the Whiterock Road has had a makeover, thanks to us....
  • 2,013 New Starts Welcomed

    13 May 2015
    The Housing Executive is delighted that the partnership with housing associations has delivered 2,013 new starts in 2014/15, as announced by the Minister for Social Development today....
  • Balmoral Show 2015

    8 May 2015
    Last year over 850 people visited our stand at the Balmoral Show with a range of enquiries. ...
  • More success for North Belfast Communities

    7 May 2015
    Our Shared Communities Programme has helped people from the Ardoyne and Alliance areas gain employment by providing valuable training to facilitate entry into the construction industry....
  • Double delights

    6 May 2015
    Our tenants in the Aghagallon, Wakehurst and Taghnevan areas of Lurgan are looking out this Spring through new double glazing and at the same time benefitting from warmer homes. ...
  • Flourishing therapy in Magherafelt

    1 May 2015
    We have has invested £15,000 in a new therapeutic garden on an unloved green space to support the mental health needs of people locally....