• What is pay to stay?

    Pay to stay is a Government policy where social landlords can charge tenants with an income of over £30,000 (£40,000 in Greater London) market or near market rents. Market rents are the average rent for all similar properties in the area, not just discounted housing association and Council rents. Housing associations have discretion over whether or not to implement higher rents for tenants with these income levels.

  • Orbit recognised as Top Employer

    Orbit has been recognised as an Inside Housing Innovation Index Top Employer for 2016.

  • Housing associations call for more freedom to meet government's housebuilding targets

    Orbit and four of the country's other leading housing associations have worked with think tank Policy Exchange to release a report calling for more freedom in order to meet the government's housebuilding targets.

  • Better Days is here!

    Whether its spending more time with the family, trying something difference or having the confidence to go out and meet other people: the new, free Orbit Better Days programme could be just the thing you’re looking for.

  • Orbit exceeds build targets as it reports strong year-end results

    Orbit has reported another strong year financially, delivering profits of £38.3m and exceeding build targets by 18 per cent, despite a challenging time for the sector.

  • Customer service centre shortlisted for European award

    Orbit's Customer Service Centre (CSC) has been shortlisted for Small Contact Centre of the Year in the European Contact Centre & Customer Service Awards (ECCCSA) 2016.

  • Arden Quarter recognised at National Housing Awards

    A Stratford-on-Avon flagship development has been praised for its design features and community consultation in drawing up plans for the £40m Arden Quarter scheme at the prestigious National Housing Awards.

  • Clash for cash at Caesar Court!

    Customers at Caesar Court, an Orbit South independent living with care housing scheme based in Deal, Kent, held a fundraiser as part of National Organ Donation Week. On Wednesday 7 September, customers held a ‘Clash for Cash’ event by wearing clothes that clashed at their weekly coffee morning. One of the customers living at the scheme had benefitted from an organ transplant and wanted to give…

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