New group gives ten­ants a voice

The Oban Times - - News -

LOCHABER Hous­ing As­so­ci­a­tion (LHA) and Ar­gyll Com­mu­nity Hous­ing As­so­ci­a­tion (ACHA) have es­tab­lished a Your Voice group.

This will en­sure ten­ants are in­volved with and can in­flu­ence de­ci­sion-mak­ing about as­so­ci­a­tion poli­cies, rent in­creases, main­te­nance and re­pairs.

The im­por­tance of ten­ant par­tic­i­pa­tion was high­lighted dur­ing a re­cent fo­rum at the LHA’s Fort Wil­liam of­fice when­rep­re­sen­ta­tives from ACHA and City of Aberdeen Coun­cil joined forces with Lochaber res­i­dents and LHA staff to share best prac­tice.

David MacLaren, LHA hous­ing of­fi­cer, said: ‘ The day was a suc­cess with ten­ants feel­ing in­formed.’

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