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Important Coronavirus Update for Warrington Residents

New restrictions have been introduced in Warrington in response to a sharp increase in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the borough. Please check out the Warrington Borough Council new restrictions FAQ   https://www.warrington.gov.uk/coronavirus-restrictions-warrington The Restrictions From Tuesday 22 September 2020, the new regulations in Warrington mean: ·         No mixing of separate households in one house […]

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CMA issues guidance to childcare providers

The Competition & Markets Authority has issued an open letter and detailed guidance to childcare providers regarding unfair practices during the coronavirus pandemic.  The guidance highlights a number of areas where some childcare providers have not acted in accordance with consumer rights legislation and urges the sector to review the agreements they have with their […]

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Universal Credit driving financial insecurity, report claims

A recently published report has exposed the financial insecurity being driven by the Universal Credit system.  Falling Behind: The impact of Universal Credit on rent arrears for council tenants in London illustrates serious flaws in the system which lead to rising levels of debt amongst claimants coupled with an inability pay these debts down in […]

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Our latest Covid-19 service update

The health, safety and wellbeing of our customers, colleagues, contractors and communities remain our priority during the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is the latest update on our service provision. Please note our office in the Gateway and Lifetime currently remain closed to the public. Our colleagues continue to work from home, providing services on line, by […]

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Cheshire Works 4 U FREE Digital Jobs Fair

Cheshire Works 4 U Event – Thursday 16th July 2020 @ 10:00am Cheshire Works 4 U is a FREE Digital Job Fair Event. Sign up and register now for a free online event which will help you take the next step in your career. Featuring multiple employers and job vacancies! learnliveuk.com/cheshire-works-4-u-event You will need to […]

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United Utilities Support for People Affected by COVID-19

United Utilities are extending support to people affected by COVID-19 who are having trouble paying their water bills. The following information has been provided by United Utilities themselves: New scheme launched for people struggling to pay their water bill due to COVID-19 United Utilities has amended an existing scheme to appeal to more customers who […]

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The Return of Universal Credit Conditionality

Back in March 2020, Regulations were made which suspended the requirements Universal Credit and Jobseeker’s Allowance claimants to be available for and look for work. As of 1 July 2020, this suspension has been lifted, meaning that the work search and availability requirements apply again. What is conditionality? When you claim these benefits, you must […]

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We are slowly resuming ‘new normal’ services in June

We ask that you remain patient as we continue to adapt our ways of working to endeavour to keep our customers, colleagues, contractors and the general public safe and well. Our colleagues continue to work from home, only going to schemes to carry out certain activities in communal areas, such as inspections. Our Office Reception […]

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Covid-19 in the workplace – our newest apprentice shares her story

Jodie Williams was just three weeks into her apprenticeship at Warrington Housing Association when coronavirus hit. Her brand new hard hat, rigger boots and hi-vis jacket for site visits sit unused as lockdown put normal working life on hold indefinitely. Jodie, 23, said: “I was still grasping what the role of assets and compliance apprentice […]

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Weekly Customer Update

Our slow but steady return Post Lockdown. During last week’s update to customers, we mentioned our plans for a steady return to our new working.  The attached letter has been sent via the Housing Minister, Christopher Pincher, to all social housing tenants about how the Government envisages this slow return will work in terms of […]

Testimonials

“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“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 

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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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