• News

    Read all the latest news from the Housing Executive.

  • Our Belfast Regional Office has moved

    We’ve closed our Great Victoria Street office but don’t worry you can speak to a member of our staff by calling into our office on May Street.

  • Our new website

    Our new website, launched in 2019, is packed full of new features. Watch the video to find out more.

  • Shantallow homes get new kitchens and bathrooms

    The Housing Executive has installed new kitchens and bathrooms in tenants’ homes in the Amelia Court and McCartney Park areas of Shantallow, Derry-Londonderry.

  • Youth project tackles anti-social behaviour

    A youth project across the Mid & East Antrim borough has been providing young people at risk with a structured programme of activity at key times when anti-social behaviour is more likely to occur, such as evenings and school holidays.

  • Our new Community Involvement Strategy

    Our Community Involvement Strategy 2018-2023, launched in the Crumlin Road Gaol earlier this week, sets out how community representatives across NI can #GetInvolved in shaping our services.  

  • New contact number for NI out-of-hours homeless support

    A new contact number for those in need of out-of-hours homelessness support will be launched by us today from 5:00pm, replacing the service previously provided.

  • Ballymena based service continues at the Housing Executive

    The Housing Executive continues to provide its wide range of services to all tenants and customers during Covid-19, fielding thousands of calls a day.

  • Get online with the My Housing Executive digital tenant portal

    We all lead really busy lives. That’s why it is important that you can contact us from the comfort of your home using the new My Housing Executive tenant portal.

  • Multi agency working from the roots up!

    The Housing Executive, in conjunction with Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, helped local school children plant some flowery cheer on the Rathbrady Road, Limavady last month.

  • Dream homes in Derrytrasna, Aghacommon and Derrymacash

    As part of a housing need test in the rural areas, local primary school children took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • Staff raise £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

    Leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people with dementia, so our staff approached their fundraising for the Alzheimer’s Society with a series of active fundraising events.

  • Rosemount Neighbours keep in touch with Thanksgiving event

    Rosemount Resource Centre held their Thanksgiving dinner last week for former and current residents from the Rosemount area.

  • Shops to let

    The Housing Executive has tendered for the lease of lock-up shops in Belfast and Portadown.

  • Housing Executive House Sales Scheme Temporary Suspension Extended

    In line with the latest guidance on COVID-19 (Coronavirus), house sales will continue to be suspended for an additional 4 week period.

  • Fermanagh & Omagh 2030 Community Plan

    Tell us what matters most to you.

  • Be aware of bogus callers

    In recent days, bogus callers, claiming to be contractors working on behalf of the Housing Executive, have been in operation in the East Belfast area attempting to gain access to properties.

  • Mid and East Antrim Putting People First

    Mid and East Antrim’s community plan ‘Putting People First’ was published on 30 March 2017. The Local Government Act (NI) 2014 requires Community Planning Partnerships to make arrangements to monitor progress against meeting the objectives of community plans and the effectiveness of the actions taken in aiming to achieve those objectives.

  • A3-Art-Competition

  • Streets Ahead magazine competition

    You could win an ipad in our free prize draw!We recently launced a competition in our Streets Ahead magazine offering Housing Executive tenants the chance to win an iPad.

  • Transfer of HMO responsibilities to Councils

    It is anticipated that on 1 April 2019 the responsibility for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) regulation will transfer from the Housing Executive to local Councils.

  • Community Safety funding creates a positive impact in Ballymacash

    Our funding is helping to reduce anti-social activity in the Ballymacash area of Lisburn.

  • Win an iPad competition. Last chance to enter!

    Win one of 13 iPads in our free prize draw!

  • Easter holiday arrangements

    Our offices will close at 5.00pm on Friday 19 April 2019 and reopen at 9.00am on Wednesday 24 April 2019. 

  • May bank holiday opening hours

    Our offices will close at 5.00pm on Friday 3rd May 2019 and reopen at 9.00am on Tuesday 7th May 2019. 

  • May bank holiday opening hours

    Our offices will close at 5.00pm on Friday 24th May 2019 and reopen at 9.00am on Tuesday 28th May 2019. 

  • West Bann Youth visit Listen Share Change

    Coleraine’s West Bann Youth Group had a blast last week when they went to the Verbal Arts Centre as part of the Listen Share Change programme in Derry~Londonderry.

  • Extreme heat warning

    The Met Office has issued an amber warning for extreme heat between 8.00am on Wednesday 21st July and 23.59 on Friday 23rd July 2021.

  • New Irish Travellers Accommodation Strategy launched

    A new Irish Travellers Accommodation Strategy has been published by the Housing Executive.

  • Weather warning - Strong winds

    The MET Office has issued a yellow warning of strong winds between 21:00 on Wed 18 Nov 2020 and 03:00 on Thu 19 Nov 2020. 

  • Housing Executive outlines Mid and East Antrim Investment Plans

    Councillors from Mid and East Antrim Borough Council have been briefed by the Housing Executive on its work in the borough over the past year and its plans for the year ahead.

  • Street Soccer NI set for Mexico

    As Street Soccer NI’s team head off to Mexico for this year’s Homeless World Cup, we’re proud to be supporting their participation once again.

  • International Day of Rural Women

    Nearly 100 people from across Northern Ireland gathered in Omagh on Monday to recognise how rural women have made a difference in their community.

  • Mid Ulster community projects showcased

    Community groups across the Mid Ulster area came together to learn and share best practice at our Community Networking Event in the Killymoon Golf Club, Cookstown.

  • Derrytresk puts residents’ health first

    Derrytresk Community Group used funding from our Community Grant Scheme to run a First Aid Course over two days in the local community centre.

  • Building Friendships in Strabane at Christmas

    The Housing Executive was pleased to provide community cohesion funding to Melmount and East Bank Estates Community Associations Forum to hold a Christmas celebration event earlier this month.

  • Celebrating a Community Christmas in Moss-side

    The Housing Executive loves working in the community and welcomes engagement from any new groups.  Moss-side Community Association contacted the Housing Executive about promoting their newly formed group and were granted Community Cohesion funding to have a Christmas celebration event for the residents.

  • Celebrating 20 years in the Fountain

    People from the Fountain Street area were celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Community Development Association last week, with a photographic timeline display of days gone by.

  • Celebrating Enagh Youth as Champions for Positive Change

    The people of Strathfoyle were celebrating recently when they opened their new community centre, with funding from the Housing Executive.

  • Over 100 homes upgraded in Twinbrook

    The Housing Executive is currently implementing a large scale modernisation programme across 104 homes in the Twinbrook area of West Belfast, with a view to making them ‘fit for the future.’

  • Lawrencetown school children dream big

    Pupils from St Colman’s Bann Primary School, Lawrencetown were given the exciting opportunity to design their fantasy home recently when they took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • Portadown Senior Citizens go out to lunch

    Edgarstown Residents Association used our Community Cohesion funding to take 50 local senior citizens out to lunch earlier this month.

  • €2m to research energy efficiency

    We’ve been awarded €2m to fund research that will tackle fuel poverty, identify renewable energy solutions and improve energy efficiency in rural homes across Northern Europe.

  • Enabling young people to become more confident

    A local company has been working with young people in the City thanks to Community Safety funding from the Housing Executive. 4R’s Recycling secured the funding to tackle difficult issues such as addiction, personal and generational matters, initiating better awareness and making a difference for the whole community.

  • Monkstown mural steams ahead

    Monkstown Community Association was delighted to officially launch a new mural in Monkstown today, with funding from the Housing Executive.

  • Homing in on Moneyslane

    People in need of a home are being encouraged to register their interest in living in social or affordable housing in Moneyslane by contacting our Rural and Regeneration Unit. 

  • Coleraine 50+ Forum Information Day

    Coleraine 50+ Forum held a successful information event last week, with many other community groups coming together to build relationships and see what there is on offer for people over 50. 

  • We’re encouraging P7 pupils to go on an energy saving trip

    We are giving away a free trip to W5 in Belfast and cash prizes worth up to £500 as part of our ‘Design an eco-home’ art competition for primary seven pupils.

  • Strathroy young people put community safety first

    Strathroy Community Association recently held a celebration event for young people who had taken part in a community safety programme funded by us.. 

  • Our Rural Community Awards are now open!

    Villages across Northern Ireland are being urged to enter our Rural Community Awards to be in a chance of winning prizes worth £1,000.

  • Grab a Community Grant!

    Community groups in our South Region can receive funding worth up to a maximum of £5,000 through our Community Grant Scheme.

  • Over 760 homes get new double glazing in Strabane

    Tenants in Strabane and Newtownstewart now have more energy efficient homes, following the completion of two investment schemes.

  • Dream homes in Darkley

    As part of a Rural Housing Need test, primary school children in Darkley took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition.

  • New Mural Promotes Positivity in Kilcooley

    A community cohesion project supported by the Housing Executive has brought people of different backgrounds and ages together to reimage a mural near the entrance of Kilcooley Primary School.

  • Glack children design their dream homes

    As part of a Rural Housing Need test, primary school children in Glack took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition. 

  • Warning of heavy rain on Friday

    Heavy persistent rain is expected to affect parts of Northern Ireland through Friday evening and into Saturday morning.

  • Tamlaghtfinlagan Cross Community Summer Fair

    Ballykelly had a beautiful summer’s day earlier this month to host their summer fair at St John's Church in the Parish of Tamlaghtfinlagan, with support from the Housing Executive.

  • Belfast's first ever Eid Festival

    Housing Executive backs Belfast’s first ever Eid Festival

  • Omagh residents go on a ramble by the river

    Shopmobility Omagh used our funding to take people with mobility issues and their carers on a summertime ramble by the Strule River.

  • Strong winds forecast for Thursday

    A spell of strong south-easterly winds may bring some transport disruption later on Thursday 3 October.

  • Windyhall Over 50s Flying High for Air Ambulance

    Windyhall Community Centre was buzzing last month when a local Coleraine community group raised funds for the Air Ambulance, thanks to the Housing Executive.

  • Limavady Community Group Celebrates 30 years

    Housing Executive funding paved the way for 30th Anniversary celebrations for one of the area’s popular community groups last month at the Drummond Hotel.

  • Second Homelessness Strategy report launched

    The Housing Executive has released its second annual report on the Homelessness Strategy 2017-22: Ending Homelessness Together.

  • Portglenone Paddlers make a splash on the Bann

    Portglenone Paddlers have made a huge splash in the village, thanks to funding from the Housing Executive’s Community grant scheme.

  • Feeny children design their dream home

    Primary school children in Feeny have won the top prize in the Housing Executive’s My Dream Home art competition.

  • Weather warning - wind

    The MET Office has issued a yellow warning of strong winds for Friday 22 May 2020.

  • Housing Executive funding helps Ballymena create a ‘Little bit of Paradise’

    A local community group in Ballymena have been creating their own ‘Little bit of Paradise’ by delivering summer window boxes for tenants across the Dunclug estate in Ballymena during Covid-19, thanks to support from the Housing Executive.

  • Our offices are reopening

    Following guidance from the NI Executive we will begin a phased reopening of the public facing areas in our local offices from Monday 20th July.

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