Housing news

Landlord fined for fire safety breaches

Published on Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Coventry Magistrates' Court has imposed fines and costs totalling £1,485.00 on the owner of a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) property in Lower Ford Street, Coventry.

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Coventry Homefinder is changing

Published on Tuesday, 15 June 2021

The way in which Coventry residents search and bid for social housing is changing, and today (15 June) the re-registration process for over 13,000 people has begun.

Making a difference for rough sleepers - March 2021 Citivision

Published on Monday, 08 March 2021

Coronavirus has had a massive impact on everyone and since March 2020 the Council has accommodated 299 rough sleepers

Stop notice calls in response to community concerns

Published on Friday, 05 March 2021

Coventry City Council’s Planning Committee has resolved to issue a Temporary Stop Notice on Taylor Wimpey requiring that all construction work at their Tamworth Road site stops with immediate effect if the developer doesn’t quickly resolve community concerns by midday on Monday 8th March.

New policy updated to improve housing standards

Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2021

A new version of a policy designed to enforce standards in private sector housing is likely to be approved by councillors at the Council’s Cabinet meeting next Tuesday (16 February).

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More families benefit from new rent guarantee scheme

Published on Friday, 08 January 2021

Thirty properties have been let thanks to a new rent guarantee scheme in Coventry which provides more permanent affordable tenancies for homeless families.

Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

New rent guarantee schemes benefits landlords and tenants

Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Twenty-one properties have been let thanks to a new rent guarantee scheme in Coventry which is helping homeless households to move out of temporary accommodation and into more permanent tenancies.

Funding secured to help keep Coventry warm

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020

The Council has secured £530,000 worth of funding from the Government which will be used to support low income households in the city to make their homes more energy efficient.

Proposal to host eviction hearings in Nuneaton ‘not acceptable’

Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Coventry’s senior councillor, responsible for housing and homelessness, is calling on the courts to urgently reconsider their proposal for housing hearings to be listed outside of Coventry from the end of the month.

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Councillor criticises Government plans to force thousands of extra homes in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 30 September 2020

A leading city councillor has criticised Government plans that would more than double the number of homes the city must build every year.

Efforts increase to help keep rough sleepers in accommodation and off the streets

Published on Thursday, 17 September 2020

Coventry City Council has successfully bid for a further £782k from the government to house rough sleepers during the coming months in response to the knock-on effect of Covid-19.

Council outline plans to increase properties to support homeless people

Published on Thursday, 17 September 2020

A report to councillors will offer an update on the latest plans to increase properties to support homeless people in Coventry and the efforts of the Council and agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Helping us to support rough sleepers

Published on Friday, 10 July 2020

All known rough sleepers in Coventry, including people with No Recourse to Public Funds, continue to be offered accommodation as part of the city’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Your chance to help run Priory Visitor Centre

Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Coventry City Council is seeking interest from people who could help ensure Priory Visitor Centre remains up and running over the next few years.

Expanded team offering support to rough sleepers

Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2020

Six new outreach workers have started working in Coventry providing a boost to services that support people who are street homeless.

Homelessness support gets a boost with donation

Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020

Coventry’s rough sleeper support has received an additional funding boost following a generous £12k donation from a West Midlands boss.

New supported housing accommodation opens in Coventry

Published on Monday, 06 April 2020

Today (Monday 6 April) sees Citizen open some new supported housing accommodation in Hillfields, Coventry.

New approach to allocating social housing in city

Published on Tuesday, 18 February 2020

A new approach to the way that social housing is allocated in the city will be in place by Autumn 2020.

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Coventry Severe Weather Emergency Protocol activated

Published on Monday, 03 February 2020

Agencies across the city are activating Coventry’s Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) from today until Thursday 6 February as the temperatures are set to get colder over the next few nights.

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