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Keep up to date with all the latest news and events in your community.

new affordable bungalows in Bishop Auckland are helping meet demand

New affordable bungalows from believe housing are helping to address the needs of people on the social housing waiting list in County Durham. 

believe housing branded documents and mug

Proud sponsors of The Northern Housing Monitor 2023

We're proud to sponsor the 2023 Northern Housing Monitor. The Northern Housing Monitor is an analysis of Northern housing data creating a ‘State of the Region’ report.

football academy changing children’s lives and a community

Horden Community Welfare Football Club, in County Durham, launched its academy in summer 2022 to provide opportunities for local children to train and play football. 

the garden with a heart – £19k grant to help Bishop Auckland project grow

A community garden which has become a place of sanctuary for volunteers has secured thousands of pounds to help it grow. 

end of rent free weeks

In April 2023 believe housing removed rent free weeks.
You still pay the same amount yearly as before but less per month because payments are now calculated across 52 weeks.

prescribing dance and wellbeing to beat social isolation in east durham

A “prescription” of dancing and wellbeing classes are helping to combat social isolation in County Durham, thanks to funding from believe housing.

North East housing providers form partnership to help deliver more social homes across the region

With over 40,000 North East households on the waiting list for social housing, there’s a desperate need to rapidly build more genuinely affordable homes across the region.

“Don’t DIY when it comes to home electrics” 

Don’t Do It Yourself when it comes to home electrics – that’s the message from believe housing as it launches Electrical Safety Week 2023.  

safety and compliance week 

Now in its third year, National Social Housing Safety & Compliance Week will launch a new movement ‘Together for Safety’.

school grounds improved by believe housing and bce northern

The early years garden at Hartside Primary Academy, in Crook, County Durham, was improved after funds were raised and helping hands secured to get the job done. 

believe housing joins the King to wish resident a happy 100th birthday

A former miner and council worker enjoyed three parties and received special messages from the King to mark his 100th birthday (on Saturday, 7 October 2023).

Community grants available

grants available to projects bridging the gap for people during the cost of living crisis