december 2021 customer newsletter
This monthly digital magazine for customers keeps you updated about the services that believe housing offers and our work in your neighbourhood.
Here’s a preview of some of the stories you can find inside …
welcome to the december 2021 issue
It looks likely that many parts of our daily lives may be modified again in the weeks and months to come. But, for now at least, I’m pleased to say that the impact on services delivered by believe housing should be very limited.
new homes to transform peterlee site
Nearly 60 new affordable homes are set to transform a disused site on the northern edge of Peterlee after planning approval was granted today.
technology results revealed
A survey has found that around 75% of believe housing customers are keen to see more use of smart technology around their home. Hundreds of believe housing customers were contacted for the survey.
funding brings theatre to willington
A grant from believe housing has helped to bring a dose of magic to hundreds of young people in the Willington area. Hundreds of young people piled into ‘Frogwarts’ to see Harry Panto, and his fellow young magicians.
fire safety information for customers
At believe housing the safety of customers is always our top priority. We carry out regular checks in all our homes, but we’re always looking to work with customers to keep everyone safe. Here are some helpful tips on looking after fire safety in your garden.
apartment is a real plus for david
A key worker has found the ideal place to call home thanks to one of believe housing’s least-known, and best value, opportunities.
antisocial behaviour tackled
More than 1,500 breaches of tenancy, including antisocial behaviour cases, have been dealt with by believe housing in the last six months.
believe housing named best in the north
A top award has been picked up by a County Durham housing association in recognition of its commitment to customers and communities over the last 18-months.
video guides on hand
A series of self-help videos are available to help customers carry out simple checks and tasks in their home. The comprehensive range of self-help videos cover simple jobs that require a minimum of tools or materials. They provide practical advice on things like bleeding a radiator, unblocking a sink or lubricating a door lock.
jack lands top energy award
A north east environmentalist in his 20s has used his passions to pick up a top national award in energy saving. Jack Beckwith from believe housing has been named the ‘Young Energy Management Professional’ of the year by a leading professional body in the sector.