Midland Heart owns and manages more than 32,000 properties across the Midlands. It provides affordable rented housing and homes for sale as well as care and support services.
Do Midland Heart do right to buy?
The Right to Acquire (RTA) applies to properties which we received funding for and were built after 1 April 1997. To qualify for the RTA your situation will need to match the following. Your tenancy must be secure or assured. Your property must have been built or purchased on or after 1 April 1997.
When was Midland Heart founded?
Founded in 1925, we remain true to our charitable aims of maintaining affordable homes in challenging areas of the Midlands. We own and manage 33,000 homes, and balance great customer service and value for money to provide a range of quality services for 70,000 customers.
How long do Midland Heart take to respond?
You’ll receive an email letting you know if you’ve been shortlisted for a property within two weeks of your bid. There is no need to contact us, we’ll contact you as soon as possible if you’ve been shortlisted.
How many properties do Midland Heart own?
We deliver homes and services across the Midlands that help people to live independently. We own and manage 34,000 high quality, safe and affordable homes and provide excellent services to over 70,000 customers.
What discount do you get when buying a housing association house?
For houses, the discount is 35%, going up by 1% for every year over and above the five years you have been a public sector tenant (up to a maximum of 60%). For flats, the discount is 50%, which goes up 2% for every year over and above the five years that you have been a public sector tenant (up to a maximum of 70%).
Will I ever be able to buy my housing association house?
Overview. You might be able to buy your rented housing association home at a discount through the Right to Acquire scheme. You and your landlord must meet the eligibility requirements to apply. You can apply to buy your housing association home if you’ve had a public sector landlord for 3 years.
How do housing associations work?
They provide affordable rented housing for people who cannot afford to pay private sector rents or buy their own homes. Some AHBs provide housing specifically for particular groups of people, such as older people or homeless people.
Who is the CEO of Midland Heart?
Glenn Harris – Chief Executive – Midland Heart | LinkedIn.