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Harbour Supported Living

Independent Housing UK Ltd (IHL), a registered charity based in the North West that provides housing support to vulnerable adults with learning disabilities and mental health problems across the UK, today announced a new partnership with Harbour Supported Living. The new strategic arrangement will see IHL take over all housing management duties for 14 properties in the Wirral, housing just over 50 tenants, with a full programme of ...

New Scheme

An exciting new scheme for IHL in 2016 is a 5 person scheme in Hampden Road, Tranmere, developed with Knightsbridge Developments.

The newly completed scheme consists of 5 Self-Contained Apartments with Carer Facilities on site. The apartments have been finished to a very high standard, and as all are level access, all are fully accessible for individuals with additional mobility needs; with all apartments also including a wet room. ...

Home Improvements

We have received some fantastic images over the past couple of months, illustrating how both tenants, and staff have been making noticeable efforts to improve their living and working environments. Enhancements have been made internally and in external areas, by repainting various rooms and also ensuring that all communal garden areas are tidy and well kept.

This enthusiasm demonstrates a combined household effort to maintain communal ...

Task Force Days

Since July, IHL have introduced the initiative of 'Task Force Days'. The nature of these days involves the majority of IHL staff members, armed with paint brushes and cleaning products, attending one of our properties in order to give it some maintenance related TLC.

Each month a property is selected by one of our housing managers, which they feel could benefit from some extra attention in relation to support with cleaning and general ...

Handbooks and Noticeboards

Following on from our previous Newsletter, June saw the circulation of IHL's revised property handbooks and noticeboards. The noticeboard sign, which will be featured on the wall of every property, features key information such as housing manager name, maintenance team info, and contact details for all relevant parties. Including Transcos details for any gas related emergencies.

The property handbook is a detailed booklet which guides ...

Lucy Barrington completes Level 3 certificate in Housing Practice (QCF)

We are extremely proud to acknowledge Lucy Barrington's accomplishment at successfully completing her Level 3 certificate in Housing Practice (QCF) - Managing Housing Services. Lucy exceeded expectations, passing all assessed units in order to gain her qualification. An asset to the IHL team, Lucy continually receives remarkable feedback from her tenants, and we fully support the dedication she exemplifies in her role as a Housing Manager.

Liverpool property gets an extensive aesthetic refurbishment.

One of our properties in Liverpool has recently been the subject of an impressive transformation. In conjunction with Guy Bosanko, Belinda, our maintenance coordinator constructed a timetable of programmed works which included an extensive aesthetic refurbishment of one of our properties in Liverpool. The property interior has been redecorated to a high standard throughout, with new carpets being fitted, replacement of fixtures and also some ...

IHL adds a new property to our managing repertoire.

IHL have added a new property to our managing repertoire recently in the form of five self-contained flats and a staff office at Cole Street in Liverpool. We are pleased to be working in conjunction with the Lifeways Group at the property, who will be providing the care for the tenants. IHL are extremely proud to be expanding our range of services which we can offer our current and future tenants, whilst always looking to the future by ...