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October 2021

Nottingham’s Community Gardens celebrate Green Flag wins

Nottingham City Homes and its green fingered tenants are celebrating after winning Community Green Flag Awards.

Supporting Nottingham’s hardest-hit families through Covid and cost-of-living crisis

Nottingham City Homes (NCH) has helped some of the city’s hardest hit families to get £3.7million in financial support.

Giant wall and roof panels to be craned in to make greener homes

The first of the super energy efficient wall panels are being installed on council homes as work continues to make them greener and more energy efficient.

September 2021

GeneratioNCH Youth Panel

We want tenants of all ages to have their voices heard, and we're looking for residents to join our Youth Panel.

New homes dedicated to much loved local councillor

Residents in Top Valley came together to celebrate their new homes this weekend, and the naming of them in honour of the late Cllr Alan Clark.

August 2021

Nottingham City Homes signs up to Consent Coalition partnership

We'e joined a partnership that raises awareness of sexual consent.

Respect - it works both ways

We respect you, and we always try to do our best for you – but we expect the same in return.

New jobs for young people

We've created 18 new jobs for young people looking for work.

July 2021

Nottingham trials pioneering ventilation system

We have installed the UK’s first ever offsite-manufactured Ventive Home heating and energy pod system.

ASB Awareness Week

We’re proud to be supporting the UK’s first ever ASB Awareness Week that started on Monday 19 July.

Temporary homes for Nottingham families set to get go ahead

Temporary homes for Nottingham families could take a step forward this week when a decision to enable Nottingham City Homes to buy and convert a former care home, goes before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval.

Construction starts on new affordable council homes in Nottingham

Work to build 36 new affordable rent council apartments has started in Clifton.

Greener homes on the way in Sneinton

Work has started to make 14 council homes in Sneinton greener and more energy efficient.

Tenants at the heart - help us to be the best

Tell us how we're doing and where we can improve by taking part in online sessions this July.

June 2021

Over 100 new council homes move a step closer for Nottingham site

One of Nottingham’s biggest council housing developments has taken another big step this week, as Nottingham City Homes appoints a construction delivery partner.

NCH supports National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week

We’re proud to be supporting the first ever National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week which is taking place this week, from 21 to 25 June.

NCH announced as one of the country’s top 30 sustainable housing providers

Nottingham City Homes has today announced that it has been listed as one of the Top 30 Sustainable Housing providers in the country by Housing Digital.

Final high-rise fire safety works carried out on council blocks in Nottingham

Over 1500 properties across the city have now been installed with sprinklers.

Big Weekend for vaccinations: Forest Rec, 12 and 13 June

The NHS is holding a big weekend of walk-in vaccinations at the Forest Rec this Saturday and Sunday, 12 and 13 June. If you're aged 25 and over, you can go along and have your first dose coronavirus jab without making an appointment.

Enhanced fire safety works agreed at council flats in Nottingham

Residents in 375 flats in Bestwood are set to benefit from additional fire safety measures which will give them further peace of mind that they would be safe in the event of a fire.

May 2021

Marking Nottingham’s biggest council housing development

A new poem and commemoration stone is being unveiled this week, at one of the city’s biggest and most ambitious regeneration projects.

Bee Hotels popping up ahead of World Bee Day

Ten new ‘hotels’ for bees are going up in neighbourhoods around Nottingham this week, ahead of World Bee Day on Thursday.

100 Eid meals donated to homeless Muslim families

Nottingham City Homes and the Village Food Project have teamed up to give freshly prepared Eid meals and treats to Muslim households in temporary accommodation.

Laptops donated to homeless children in Nottingham

Homeless children at hostels in Nottingham will now get access to laptops thanks to donations from Nottingham Trent University.

April 2021

New council homes in Nottingham a step closer

Plans to build new council homes in Clifton have reached an important milestone this week, as we appoint a construction delivery partner.

Protecting the history of 160-year-old homes in Nottingham

Eighty-Three Grade II listed homes in Nottingham are the focus of a new heritage project – looking at the history of the buildings and the people who lived there.

Easter Eggs donated to homeless families in Nottingham

Children in a Nottingham City Homes hostel for homeless families are being given an Easter surprise this week.

Nottingham on Call meets with Alex Norris MP

Nottingham on Call had the chance last week to meet virtually with Alex Norris MP last week to talk about our latest innovations and the progress they're making as a service.

March 2021

£12.3m energy-efficient makeover for hundreds of Nottingham homes

Almost 700 homes across Nottingham are set to benefit from state-of-the-art measures that will make them warmer and more energy efficient.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

It’s International Women's Day on 8 March, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality.

Nottingham office space to be converted to new council homes

Unused offices in Radford are being turned into eight new social housing apartments.

Improving the lives of hospital patients

A housing scheme that works to reduce hospital admissions has been given further funding to continue.

February 2021

NCH creates safe new homes for survivors of domestic violence

Nottingham City Homes is working with Nottingham City Council and refuge providers at Central Women’s Aid, Juno Women’s Aid and Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing to support families into these new homes.

Apprentices Build the Future at Nottingham City Homes

National Apprenticeship week runs from 8 to 14 February, and this year the theme is Build the Future.

It’s National Apprenticeship week!

It's National Apprenticeship Week, and the theme this year is ‘Build the Future’, which couldn’t be more apt for NCH!

Work starts on new apartments in Nottingham

Construction on a landmark development of 21 new apartments for private rent has started at the edge of The Meadows.

NCH supporting coronavirus vaccination in Nottingham

NCH is working with other agencies across Nottingham to make sure those eligible for a coronavirus vaccination receive it as soon as possible.

January 2021

Housing First supports homeless man to start his own business

A former rough sleeper is planning to set up a catering business once the coronavirus pandemic is over, thanks to an innovative approach to supporting rough sleepers led by Nottingham City Homes.

Drones take to the skies to inspect council houses

We’ve found an innovative and cost saving way of inspecting the roofs of council homes in the city.

New jobs created for young people in Nottingham

We've secured up to £68,000 in Government funding to create 10 new job placements for unemployed 16-24 year olds.

Construction starts new affordable homes in Nottingham

Work to build 106 new council houses has started in Top Valley.

Owen is an outstanding young role model!

The Nottingham Building Society has named NCH resident Owen Brindley as an outstanding young role model in its Innovative Young People of 2020 awards.

December 2020

Housing Ombudsman Self-assessment code

The Housing Ombudsman has produced a guide on complaint handling for all social landlords to adopt.

NCH staff brighten up Christmas for children in temporary accommodation

The children of homeless families in Nottingham are being helped to enjoy Christmas this year by the generosity of staff at Nottingham City Homes.

New council homes complete in Nottingham

Families are now starting to move into 20 new council homes in Top Valley, Nottingham - just in time for Christmas.

NCH is only Nottingham-based employer in Apprenticeships Top 100

Nottingham City Homes has been named as one of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the country.

November 2020

The Charter for social housing residents

The government has released its Social Housing White Paper that looks to reset the relationship between social housing landlords, residents and the social housing regulator.

Plans approved for new apartments in Clifton

Plans for 36 new council apartments in Clifton have been given the go ahead.

Housing to Health and the coronavirus pandemic

Nottingham’s Housing to Health initiative steps up to meet COVID-19 needs.

Maria Shakespeare, Community Hero

A huge well done to Maria Shakespeare, winner of the #NottsLiveHeroes Community Hero award!

Nottingham women supported into construction jobs

Our Women in Construction programme is celebrating five years of helping women in the city look into careers like joinery and plastering.

October 2020

Nottingham is moving into Tier 3 restrictions

Nottingham is now into Tier 3 (Very High) restrictions.

Race at Work Charter

We've signed up to Business in the Community's Race Equality Campaign.

We're a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

NCH is in the top third of England’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers

September 2020

New ‘Bee Hotels’ coming to Nottingham

Ten new ‘Hotels’ for bees are being created in Nottingham, thanks to an Apprentice at Nottingham City Homes.

Nottingham City Homes awards outstanding residents

We celebrated our outstanding tenants and leaseholders with a series of special socially distanced award presentations.

August 2020

Planning granted for over 100 homes in Nottingham

Nottingham City Homes, on behalf of Nottingham City Council has been given planning permission to build 131 council homes in Bestwood.

Plans given the go ahead for new apartments in St Ann’s

The flats will go to single people and couples on the council house waiting list.

July 2020

Calls for more funding for homelessness service in Nottingham

Nottingham City Homes has joined the call on the Government to ensure a national expansion and continued long-term funding of a project that helps to house people living on the streets.

New family homes for Nottingham

Twenty new homes have been built in The Meadows, which will now go to local families on Nottingham’s council house waiting list.

Nottinghamshire Pride 2020

Let's celebrate, and to remember the importance and significance of Pride.

Local workers to help create greener Nottingham homes for the future.

More local jobs are being created to support a project to make council housing in the city greener.

New green vehicles for Nottingham

New electric cars added to our fleet.

More support to help victims of domestic abuse

Nottingham City Homes has been awarded over £33,000, as part of emergency funding to support victims of violence throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

High demand for water in Nottingham

The record Spring temperature have lead to a big increase in demand for water across the Midlands.

June 2020

Gardening skills

Help grow your skills and potential with our video training sessions.

Homes at the heart

Everyone deserves a safe, secure, comfortable place to call home.

Nottingham City Homes signs open letter to Boris

Kick start the economy by investing in jobs and people.

New funding to create more eco-friendly homes in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council and NCH have been awarded grant funding to develop new ways of making homes warmer and more energy efficient.

Plans submitted for new apartments in St Ann’s

Nottingham City Homes has submitted a planning application for 48 new apartments in St Ann’s.

100 celebration trees planted as part of climate change effort

We have planted 100 trees across Nottingham as part of our plans to tackle climate change.

First five-star estate!

An estate in Lenton Abbey has been our first estate to be awarded five-star status by our ACE Inspectors .

May 2020

Fencing repairs

We are working to tackle a backlog of fencing repairs.

Housing online downtime

Housing Online will be unavailable this weekend.

April 2020

Keeping you safe - gas safety checks during the coronavirus outbreak

Our priority during the coronavirus outbreak is to keep you and our staff safe.

Rent free weeks brought forward

We know that this is a worrying time financially for many people. We will always take a supportive approach to help people with their rent: no-one will lose their tenancy as a result of coronavirus.

March 2020

Coronavirus

How we're dealing with the virus at NCH

New family homes completed in Nottingham

Thirteen new council houses have been completed, as Bulwell families move into their new homes.

Rent increases from April

Your rent will be going up from April 2020.

New family homes in Nottingham

Work starts on new family homes in Nottingham.

February 2020

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to the new and improved Nottingham City Homes website.

January 2020

More ultra-low energy homes on the way

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes is underway.

We're going green!

Nottingham City Homes (NCH) today launches its first electric vehicles.