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Thursday, 5th August
We have awarded grants of almost £30,000 to community groups supporting the people and families most affected by the pandemic and successive lockdowns. 

In response to the pandemic, Housing Plus Group in association with Jewson created a COVID-19 Community Fund which awarded emergency grants of up to £2,000. We have now donated a total of £27,657 to...

Tuesday, 27th July

A leading local housing association has announced a new team dedicated to helping build stronger, safer communities across Staffordshire and Shropshire.

Working in partnership with local councils, the police and other agencies, Housing Plus Group’s Community Safety Team will be working to improve community safety by reducing incidents of...

Wednesday, 23rd June

Dear Resident

Proposed consolidation of Severnside Housing (“Severnside”), Stafford & Rural Homes (“SARH”) and South Staffordshire Housing Association Limited (“SSHA”) and the re-naming of SSHA. 

The Housing Plus Group Limited is currently considering simplifying how the subsidiary housing associations in the Group operate.  

The Group has, at present, three landlords who provide similar services.  In...

Thursday, 17th June

Apprenticeships are really important to Housing Plus Group, which is why we’ve committed to creating 100 new apprenticeships in our business and with our partners in our first five years as an expanded group operating across Staffordshire and Shropshire.

An apprenticeship with Housing Plus Group is highly prized....

Tuesday, 8th June
A pen pal project aimed at combatting the loneliness of lockdown has linked teenagers in a Walsall secondary school with residents in some of our retirement living communities across Staffordshire.

The multi-generational pen pal project is the brainchild of Sarah Wilson, Engagement and volunteer co-ordinator at Care Plus. Sarah has...

Wednesday, 19th May
Congratulations to involved customers David Spruce and Julia Stonehouse, who have been appointed to the Housing Ombudsman’s new national Resident Panel.

The panel will help develop the work of the ombudsman as well as ensuring a stronger voice for tenants. More than 600 tenants applied to join the panel, with...

Tuesday, 2nd March

In these challenging times, a huge positive has been the way that people have supported each other. The anxiety and worry of coronavirus has brought out the best in many of us and the loneliness of social distancing has drawn neighbours closer together.

We love hearing great news about...

Tuesday, 24th November

The ongoing coronavirus restrictions haven’t stopped us from ensuring our customers remain safe in their homes.

We’ve had to look at new ways of working, but essential safety checks have continued throughout the lockdown and this has only been possible by working in partnership with our customers.


Tuesday, 3rd November

We are pleased to announce that Care Plus has completed the purchase of a south Shropshire nursing home, extending the wide range of support services available to Care Plus customers.

The Sandford Nursing Home provides accommodation for up to 35 residents in the market town of Church Stretton....

Monday, 19th October
Housing Plus Group chief executive, Sarah Boden

Housing Plus Group has marked the one-year anniversary of its merger with Stafford and Rural Homes with a progress report on its pledge to build more affordable housing in Staffordshire and Shropshire.

When the expanded Group was launched in October 2019, chief executive Sarah Boden promised that it would:...

Friday, 14th August
Hats off to a new beginning for The Burgesses – picture taken before social distancing guidelines were introduced

Construction work has commenced on our ambitious plans to build 20 new homes for older people, in Kinver.

The development is designed for people who want to live independently, with the reassurance of access to care and support provided by Housing Plus Group member Care Plus.

Bungalows on...

Tuesday, 4th August

Housing Plus Group has been named as one of the Top 50 Biggest Builders in the country in a new survey published by Inside Housing magazine.

This is the first time that we have been included in the annual ranking, placing us among the top three per cent of...