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23 02, 2018

Cold weather warning

2018-02-23T09:50:10+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|

There is cold weather forecast in Barnet for the next few days. Keeping warm and well Temperatures are not forecast to be sub-zero in Barnet, but Barnet Council provide some useful information about keeping warm and well in cold weather conditions. Snowfall and your home Please follow Barnet Council's advice when dealing with snowfall in and [...]

30 01, 2018

Free tech advice drop-in service and community workshops

2018-01-30T14:51:48+00:00 January 30th, 2018|

Be better-off online Do you find technology frustrating at times or just need to get to grips with using your mobile phone, tablet or computer to do everyday tasks? Free service from @Loveburntoak, providing help and guidance on using your mobile phone, laptop, tablet and the Internet. At @Loveburntoak our experienced and non-techy Digital Champions [...]

25 01, 2018

Free online accredited courses for Barnet Homes residents

2018-02-05T08:03:53+00:00 January 25th, 2018|

All you need is access to a computer and an internet connection! We are excited to offer you a range of free online training and development courses! Aimed to help support your personal development and career progression you will increase your knowledge and receive a nationally recognised qualification at the same time. All courses are delivered through [...]

8 01, 2018

Share your views with the Housing Minister

2018-01-08T15:56:26+00:00 January 8th, 2018|

The Housing and Planning Minister  is holding events and workshops across the country to meet and hear from council, housing association and housing co-op tenants directly, to help build up a clear picture of the immediate issues that you face living in social housing, and to identify any common concerns that can inform our national approach [...]

22 12, 2017

Thanks to you!

2017-12-22T13:45:52+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. To recognise those of our residents who go the extra mile to improve their communities and support fellow residents – we hold a Customer Awards ceremony every year. On this occasion the event was sponsored by our contractors Armstrong York, Mears R Benson, Morgan Sindall, [...]

15 12, 2017

Burnt Oak Registry Office scheme granted planning permission

2017-12-15T11:22:12+00:00 December 15th, 2017|

Opendoor Homes’ development site at the former Burnt Oak Registry Office was granted planning approval last night. The scheme on Burnt Oak Broadwall will provide 32 homes for affordable rent for Barnet residents. Work on site will start in 2018, and is should be completed by late 2019. The approval of this high-profile site marks [...]

8 11, 2017

Changes to our Housing Options Service

2017-11-08T13:40:52+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

Homeless Reduction Act From April 2018, the Homelessness Reduction Act will require Local Authorities to intervene at earlier stages to prevent homelessness. Local Authorities will need to: • Improve referral pathways with local organisations, to maximise the opportunities to prevent homelessness • Provide prevention assistance at an early stage to all households ‘threatened with homelessness’ [...]

7 11, 2017

Download Barnet Homes’ 2016-17 Annual Review

2017-11-07T11:53:04+00:00 November 7th, 2017|

2016-17 was another extremely successful year at The Barnet Group, and Barnet Homes in particular. We've compiled an account of all our successes, in Barnet Homes' 2016-17 Annual Review. Click here to download a digital copy of this extensive document. Print copies are available on request - please email andrzej.perkins@barnethomes.org for yours.

27 10, 2017

Barnet Council commits £17.5 million for high-priority fire safety works

2017-10-27T11:30:59+00:00 October 27th, 2017|

Barnet Council has agreed additional funding of £7.5million for high-priority fire safety works to be carried out across the borough, to ensure resident safety remains the number one priority. The funding was agreed at the Council’s Housing Committee on Monday evening. The total cost of the works, which are being commissioned in direct response to [...]

18 10, 2017

Have your say: Local Lettings Policy

2017-10-18T16:42:13+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

As part of our commitment to ensuring that new homes are meeting the needs of the local community, we are proposing to introduce a Local Lettings Policy in Barnet. A Local Lettings Policy would allow us to allocate certain properties through special arrangements. We want to introduce one to allow us to give priority to [...]