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Updated: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Community Safety Working with 4R's

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...
15 Feb 2019

Take a walk on the Waterside

Interested in walking and learning some history?  Through our Social Housing Enterprise programme, the Housing Executive has funded Waterside Neighbourhood Partnership to develop a free walking...
11 Feb 2019

€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....
1 Feb 2019

Yellow warning of snow and ice

The MET Office has forecast ice and wintry showers across Northern Ireland between 5:00pm Wed 30th and 11:00am Thu 31st January 2019....
30 Jan 2019
  • Portadown Senior Citizens go out to lunch

    28 Jan 2019
    Edgarstown Residents Association used our Community Cohesion funding to take 50 local senior citizens out to lunch earlier this month....
  • Lawrencetown school children dream big

    28 Jan 2019
    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...
  • Belfast shop to let

    28 Jan 2019
    The Housing Executive has tendered for the lease of a lock-up shop in Belfast....
  • Strong winds forecast

    25 Jan 2019
    There is a Met Office yellow warning strong winds between 9.00pm Saturday 26 January and 12:00pm Sunday 27 January....
  • Transfer of HMO responsibilities to Councils

    22 Jan 2019
    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. ...
  • Housing Executive Scheme in Twinbrook

    22 Jan 2019
    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...
  • Put our Social Housing Enterprise Programme...

    30 Jan 2019
    ...at the centre of the story....
  • Maintenance service restored

    23 Jan 2019
    In Derry-Londonderry, our maintenance and heating services have been restored across the city this morning. ...
  • Engage, Enable, Empower

    17 Jan 2019
    Mid and East Antrim Local Area Networks launch...
  • Bogus callers in Newtownards

    11 Jan 2019
    Our tenants in Newtownards are being advised to exercise caution when answering doors to tradesmen in their homes....
  • Multi agency working from the roots up!

    8 Jan 2019
    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....
  • Celebrating Enagh Youth

    7 Jan 2019
    As Champions for Positive Change...
  • Streets Ahead magazine competition

    21 Dec 2018
    You could win an ipad in our free prize draw!...
  • Christmas arrangements

    28 Dec 2018
    Our offices will be open on Monday 31 December, closing on Tuesday 1 January 2019. They will re-open on Wednesday 2 January....
  • Celebrating 20 years in the Fountain

    18 Dec 2018
    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 a Community Christmas in Moss-side

    18 Dec 2018
    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...
  • Cross-Community Winter Market Event

    17 Dec 2018
    The Housing Executive was proud to support the City’s Winter Market last weekend in the community marquee on Bishop Street....
  • Clady and Urney Handicrafts Display

    17 Dec 2018
    Clady Cross Community Development Association was delighted by the attention their hand made creations drew when they hosted an arts and crafts display last Saturday, funded by the Housing Executive....
  • Building Friendships in Strabane at Christmas

    14 Dec 2018
    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....
  • Our new Community Involvement Strategy

    13 Dec 2018
    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.  ...
  • Rosemount Neighbours keeping in touch

    7 Dec 2018
    The local saying ‘up a tree in Rosemount’ locally means avoiding trouble or running away.  Not so anymore, as Rosemount Resource Centre and the Housing Executive are helping residents...
  • Derrytresk puts residents’ health first

    6 Dec 2018
    Derrytresk Community Group used funding from our Community Grant Scheme to run a First Aid Course over two days in the local community centre....
  • Dream homes in Clady

    5 Dec 2018
    As part of a housing need test, primary school children in Clady took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition. ...
  • Staff raise £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

    28 Nov 2018
    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...
  • Save money with free NI Energy Advice

    28 Nov 2018
    Householders across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to ring the NI Energy Advice Line, run by us and Bryson Energy, to get free impartial energy saving advice....
  • Strong winds forecast

    8 Feb 2019
    MET Office forecasts strong winds across Northern Ireland on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 February....
  • Mid Ulster community projects showcased

    26 Nov 2018
    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. ...
  • Over £50,000 spent on Cuan Place

    22 Nov 2018
    Cuan Place, a community hub on the Scrabo estate in Newtownards, has undergone a major renovation thanks to our support and funding from the Social Investment Fund, under the Delivering Social Change...
  • The Search is on for Community Heroes

    21 Nov 2018
    Nominations are now open for the third annual Live Here Love Here Community Awards and we are calling on you to make sure to nominate your ‘Community Heroes’, the people who voluntarily...
  • Healthy Kidz Project launched in the Waterside

    21 Nov 2018
    We are investing in the future of children in the Waterside area of Derry~Londonderry by supporting the Healthy Kidz Project....
  • Dream homes in County Armagh

    16 Nov 2018
    As part of a housing need test in the rural areas, local primary school children took part in our ‘My Dream Home’ art competition. ...
  • Derry City tenants receive new bathrooms

    15 Nov 2018
    The Housing Executive is investing £835k by installing more than 260 new bathrooms in its estates across the City....
  • Welfare Reform research published

    15 Nov 2018
    Recognising that Welfare Reform is a fundamental change to the benefit system with the potential to have wide-ranging repercussions for tenants and landlords in both the social and private rented...
  • Belfast homeless street count 2018 completed

    15 Nov 2018
    The annual street count carried out by the Housing Executive, along with other statutory agencies and homeless organisations, has found a rise in the number of people sleeping rough in Belfast. ...
  • Street Soccer NI set for Mexico

    9 Nov 2018
    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....
  • Heavy rain & wind forecast for Friday

    9 Nov 2018
    A spell of heavy rain and strong winds is expected across Northern Ireland during Friday 9 November....
  • Contacting us by telephone?

    7 Nov 2018
    The issue with our telephony system has been resolved....
  • New community garden for Omagh's Fox Park

    5 Nov 2018
    We were delighted to help Fox Park residents unveil their new garden....
  • Energy Saving Week – Save Money and Energy

    5 Nov 2018
    We are urging everyone to become top of the class and use our Top 5 Energy Saving tips....