Swindon & Wiltshire Business News


Housing association retains highest regulatory judgments

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Barry HughesBarry HughesHousing association Selwood Housing Group has retained the highest possible ratings in its recent in-depth assessment (IDA) by the Regulator of Social Housing.

The IDA is a detailed assessment of an organisation’s governance and financial viability and Selwood Housing Group retained the highest ratings in both areas, known as G1 and V1.

Barry Hughes, Selwood Housing Group’s chief executive said, “This is a great result and puts us in a strong position to continue our work providing affordable homes for people in our local communities, including our plans to build 1,000 much-needed affordable homes in the next five years.

"This rating also reflects the hard work and commitment of our staff and board to delivering a vital service and value for our customers.”

Selwood Housing Group is a not-for-profit housing association that works to improve homes and communities. It manages more than 6,500 homes for affordable rent and shared ownership in Wiltshire and Somerset and employs nearly 300 staff from offices in Trowbridge.