Wolverhampton Homes which manages 23,500 properties including 1,800 leaseholds on behalf of Wolverhampton City Council recentlyÂ scooped a national award for engaging with tenants.
The Â£400 million Decent Homes programme won the National Housing Maintenance Forumâ€™s â€˜Best at Meeting Residentsâ€™ Needsâ€™ award.
The judges praised the time, energy and effort Wolverhampton Homes had put in to reduce disruption for residents, particularly when considered with the scale of the project.
(L-R) Shaun Mulloy, Maintenance Manager, Shaun Aldis, Director of Property Services, and Mick Guy, Maintenance Manager, collecting the Decent Homes National Housing Maintenance Forum award for Wolverhampton Homes.
Director of Property Services, Shaun Aldis said: â€œThis award for Wolverhampton Homesâ€™ Decent Homes programme is a result of a combined effort by our residents, partners and staff.
â€œI was proud to accept this award and we will continue to work hard to give all our tenants and leaseholders the standard of home they should expect.â€
Wolverhampton Homes is in the midst of the programme which involved bringing 23,500 properties up to a Government standard by fitting new kitchens, bathrooms and insulation.
Currently 600 homes are renovated at a cost of Â£1.25 million each week.
The decent homes programme will conclude in 2012. Currently the programme is nearing the end of its second year which will mean 10,500 homes have been completed.