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  • Transfer of Engagements Information for Tenants 25th March 2020

    Please find update below regarding action to take for tenants in the letter sent to all tenants regarding the Transfer of Engagements – we hope this assists with any queries.  We have also uploaded the letter sent to all tenants along with the feedback on consultation which can be found on the...

  • Job Retention Scheme 23rd March 2020

    Job Retention Scheme

    On 20th March 2020 the government announced a new 'Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme that aims to support businesses to help pay people’s wages.

    Employers will be able to contact HMRC for a grant to cover most of the wages of their...

  • Changes to Jobcentre Appointments 20th March 2020

    Changes to jobcentre appointments (19 March 2020)

    People receiving benefits do not have to attend jobcentre appointments for at least 3 months, starting from Thursday 19 March 2020. People will continue to receive their benefits as normal, but all requirements to attend...

  • Government update on eligability for free school meals Covid-19 20th March 2020

    Children eligible for free school meals will be offered meals or vouchers as an alternative if they can no longer attend school due to coronavirus measures

    Low-income families whose children are eligible for free school meals will be offered vouchers, food or meals to...

  • DWP Update on Financial Support following Coronavirus 16th March 2020

    For people already claiming support:

    Special arrangements will be in place for people in receipt of benefits who cannot attend reassessments or jobcentre appointments because they are required to stay at home or are infected by coronavirus.

    •   Claimants...

  • Impact Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 5th February 2020

    Sian’s Story

    I started with Impact Housing as an apprentice on 11th September 2017 as a placement finishing off my Level 3 in Business Administration with Lakes College.   On Completion  of this apprenticeship and working closely with  Impact I wanted to learn more about the housing...

  • Social Enterprise Day 20th November 2019

    Thursday 21st November is Social Enterprise Day – part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, and a day to raise the profile of social enterprise around the world. To mark the event, we’re partnering with Social Enterprise UK who are running the #WhoKnew campaign – a digital campaign that’s easy to...

  • Affordable Home Content Insurance 24th October 2019

    Home Contents Insurance

    Why do I need it?

    If you are a tenant who rents, then your landlord may not cover your contents as part of the tenancy agreement. It’s a good idea to consider what a home contents insurance policy would cover you for in order to help you make an informed...

  • Responsive repairs contract awarded to PPM 3rd September 2019

    Impact Housing is delighted to announce that we have awarded PPM Ltd (Partnering in Property Maintenance) the contract for responsive repairs for West Cumbria. There will be no disruption to the service you will receive. We are looking forward to working with PPM and will keep tenants informed...

  • Newtown Close - One year anniversary celebrations 29th August 2019

    A street in Carlisle is set to bloom with blue and lilac Forget-Me-Nots as residents celebrate the refurbishment of their homes. The flower seeds are being planted in window boxes and pots at homes in Newtown Close to mark the completion of a re-roofing programme.

    Social housing provider...