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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.

cold weather

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.

Temporary accomodation

Consultation asks: how much should households contribute to stay in temporary accommodation?

Published on Thursday, 19 December 2019

Coventry City Council is consulting on proposals that could see charging introduced for some households who are in temporary accommodation. A policy could be in place by April 2020.

Homefinder - Give us your views

Coventry Homefinder Review – public consultation survey

Published on Friday, 13 December 2019

With under a month left to go until the consultation wraps up, make sure you share your views on the proposed changes to the Coventry Homefinder Policy.

Housing First

City housing scheme supporting street homeless

Published on Wednesday, 23 October 2019

A national project being piloted in Coventry and across the West Midlands region, helping people who are homeless and rough sleeping, is beginning to make an impact in the city.

Housing First

Housing First helps its first clients

Published on Thursday, 10 October 2019

A national project being piloted in Coventry and across the West Midlands region, helping people who are homeless and rough sleeping, is beginning to make an impact in the city.

Spon end flats

Major £12m regeneration project to transform Spon End in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019

A major regeneration project will transform an area of Coventry originally built in the 1960s over the next four years.

Modular Housing

City's first modular homes welcome new tenants

Published on Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Citizen’s first two modular homes have officially been completed and are ready for new residents. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to mark the completion of the Littlethorpe development and officials were given a chance to have a look around the properties. The homes were constructed in the Totally Modular factory in Cradley Heath and transported on the back of a truck to Willenhall, Coventry.

Modular Housing Littlethorpe  Willenhall

Modular homes craned into place in Willenhall

Published on Monday, 01 July 2019

Two modular homes have been installed in Coventry as part of a WM Housing Group modular housing pilot.

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