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National Stress Awareness Month 2019

April is Stress Awareness Month, so our Money Advice Officer – Steven – is taking the opportunity to talk about how finances can be a huge source of stress – and what you can do to reduce finance-related stress in your life. Stress Awareness Month has been held annually for the last 27 years. There […]

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Universal Credit Update April 2019

There’s been some good news for some Universal Credit claimants because the Work Allowance has gone up from 1st April 2019. The Work Allowance is the amount of your earnings that are ignored before they start having an effect on your Universal Credit payments. You can get a Work Allowance if you or your partner […]

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Teenage apprentice happy he took the plunge – a year into his job role

This time last year Jordan Mahoney was a 16-year-old pupil, studying at St Gregory’s High School, and revising for his GCSE exams. What a difference a year makes! You may remember that Jordan secured an apprenticeship with Ashley & McDonough Ltd – our heating contractor. The teenager wanted to follow in his Grandad’s footsteps, as he […]

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Celebrations as Warrington Housing Association Choose Ashley & McDonough Ltd as Gas Maintenance & Repairs Provider

The Ashley & McDonough Team are delighted to have been chosen by Warrington Housing Association to undertake the servicing and 3* maintenance of gas fired central heating systems in the Association’s homes. The contract was procured through Fusion21’s Heating Systems Framework, via direct award and began on April 1st 2019. Darren Cunningham, Chairman of Ashley […]

Update Universal Credit with Your New Rent

All of Warrington Housing Association’s rents and service charges changed on 1st April 2019. If you are claiming Universal Credit, you will need to report this change using your online account. Reporting this change is as simple as logging in, clicking ‘Home’, then ‘Report a change of circumstances’, then ‘Where you live and what it […]

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Money Matters: Andrew & Eileen’s Story

We approached Steven for help after Eileen became very ill. We were struggling to cope with extra expenses after she came out of hospital and had no idea how we were going to afford to pay for the adaptations we needed at home. The benefits system seemed like a minefield to us and we had […]

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Good luck to the Gateway – at the Northern Housing Awards

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for the Northern Housing Awards 2019 in the category of ‘Partnering Scheme of the Year’ for our entry showcasing the Gateway. The shortlisting follows our success at last year’s awards, where we were honoured as ‘Resident Support/Advice Programme of the Year’. A total of eight organisations have been shortlisted for the category of ‘Partnering […]

Testimonials

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

“Warrington Housing Association’s Whia service is great, as it helps people stay in their own home, and this is really complimented by the fact that you are then introduced to their other services like the LifeTime centre – which shows they really care for the community they work in.”

Barry and Lynn

“Our home is in a quiet neighbourhood with lovely neighbours – which makes such a difference. But equally, Warrington Housing Association has always been really helpful”

Patrick and Heather, WHA residents

Warrington Housing Association 

Contact Us

Tel: 01925 246810
Fax: 01925 246814
Email: admin@wha.org.uk

Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR

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