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  • Attracting tomorrow’s leaders today

    If you walked into any school, college or university across the country today and asked for a show of hands, how many do you think would say they want a career in housing? Our sector offers a rewarding, exciting journey but requires a diverse pool of talent, skills and experience. To secure the future of our sector and ensure we remain a key partner for any government, there are three simple things we can do to attract tomorrow’s talent today.

  • Severe weather notification Tuesday 27 February 2018

    Please be aware that our gas servicing and repairs services in the eastern and southern counties have been affected due to the adverse weather conditions. Because of this, we are experiencing a higher than usual volume of repair requests. Our contractors, Mitie and BSW Heating, are attending appointments where it is safe to do so and are working hard to reach customers as quickly as possible.  We…

  • Affordable homes for rent at Ettington Lodge in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

    Ettington Lodge, our new newest independent living with care scheme located in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, is now being advertised for rent through Home Choice Plus ( Available late in April 2018, the scheme consists of 40 one and two bedroom apartments and ten two bedroom bungalows.

  • The Homes and Communities Agency gets relaunched as Homes England

    The Government made clear its wish for the HCA’s function as the regulator of social housing to be separated from its investment functions. As a result, the regulatory side of the HCA has been rebranded the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) and the investment side has been renamed Homes England.

  • Fordham House awarded Secured by Design Gold Standard

    Located on the corner of Birmingham Road and Clopton Road, Fordham House has been awarded Secured by Design (SBD) Gold Standard for security measures incorporated into the design and build of its 82 high-quality apartments.

  • Orbit raises 100 items for local charities

    Orbit offices on Greenhill Street asked colleagues for donations to help those in need over the Christmas break.

  • Adverse weather update Wednesday 27 December

    Adverse weather update 27 December 2017

  • Your opportunity to share your views about affordable housing with the Housing Minister

    Following on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Alok Sharma MP, the Government’s Housing Minister, is looking to engage with customers who live in affordable housing, such as Orbit’s. He wants to gain a better understanding of any issues that you may have, as well as learn more about what you think is working well.

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