Tag Archives: NIHE

INFO FROM NIHE: Bedroom Criteria, Universal Credit, Welfare Changes, etc

31 Aug
INFO FROM NIHE: Bedroom Criteria, Universal Credit, Welfare Changes, etc

SOCIAL SECTOR SIZE CRITERIA, UNIVERSAL CREDIT, WELFARE CHANGES AND APPLYING FOR HOUSING BENEFIT ONLINE:    Social Sector Size Criteria: If you’re a Housing Executive or housing association tenant and receive Housing Benefit then since 20 February the rent used to calculate this entitlement may have been reduced because you’re considered to be under-occupying your […]

14 Jul: NIHE Rural Community Awards (closing date)

26 Jun
14 Jul: NIHE Rural Community Awards (closing date)

There are two categories for the awards based on village population: less than 1,000; or with 1,000 to 5,000.  There are three awards: ‘The Cleaner and Greener’; ‘The Community Spirit’; and ‘Sustainable Village of the year’.  There’s a prize of £1,000 for each award. Further information and an application form are available from the Housing […]

Avoid ‘Back to School’ Debt with NIHE and CAB 0800 028 1881

22 Aug
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Housing Executive tenants are being offered a new free, impartial and confidential advice service through Citizens Advice 0800 028 1881. As part of the new debt awareness service the Housing Executive is encouraging tenants to contact Citizens Advice for money management help and advice so that back to school won’t cost the earth.  As the […]

Honesty Café funding boosted – NIHE Press Release

09 Jun

A new Community Café in Bangor operates on an honesty basis where people pay what they can afford. The social enterprise, which is located in the Flagship Centre, was developed by North Down Community Network to support local people’s social well-being.  It recently received a £1,000 grant from the Housing Executive’s Social Housing Enterprise Investment […]

Northern Ireland Housing Statistics 2014-15 Report Published

03 Dec

The Northern Ireland Housing Statistics report is produced each year by the Analytical Services Unit of the Department for Social Development. This report is an annual compendium of statistics containing information on a range of areas relating to housing.     Key facts include: Supply There were 771,133 dwellings in Northern Ireland in April 2015, […]