15 Jun FINDING IT DIFFICULT TO MANAGE DUE TO CORONA VIRUS? TALK TO US – WE MAY BE ABLE TO HELP FINDING IT DIFFICULT TO MANAGE DUE TO CORONA VIRUS? TALK TO US – WE MAY BE ABLE TO HELP Some of the ways we have helped some of our tenants during coronavirus ...
15 Jun Exciting Summer Activities announced by Impact Arts Impact Arts have launched their STAY CREATIVE - Activities for young people Summer 2020 programme which provides a range of projects which can be delivered virtually
01 Jul PHA renews its commitment to SCVO’s Digital Participation Charter PHA along with more than 500 other signatories has renewed its commitment towards building the Essential Digital Skills of almost a million people over Scotland.
Close Cleaning – Welcome to Tenement Steps Our new contractor for 20/21 has now started from 29th June.
29 Jun Social Security Scotland accepting applications The Social Security Scotland is NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the Best Start Grant (School Age Payment) and you maybe entitled to £250
22 Jun External close painting restarts JS McColl starts this years painting on 22nd June in George Street, George Place and Storie Street.
18 Jun Happy Birthday to You! Through the generous support of our contractors we are pleased to be able to send a little gift out to some of our tenants children who are having birthdays just now.
18 Jun Bored Teenager in the House? We have teamed up with createpaisley to distribute 70 Boredom Boxes to isolated young people living in our tenancies.
16 Jun Power Cut in Foxbar- important information for our tenants SCOTTISH POWER: The power cut in the PA2 postcode area of Paisley - Engineers have confirmed power is back on but if you still have any problem with your power phone 105
15 Jun Get Active Coaching Receive Funding To Help Renfrewshire Get Active And Feel Better Get Active, Feel Better” programme aims to tackle health and wellbeing issues such as stress, anxiety, weight gain and depression, which have been intensified as a result of the current pandemic.
29 May Recycling centres reopening from 1 June Renfrewshire recycling centres will reopen on a phased basis from Monday 1 June♻️
07 May SKIP - OLIPHANT COURT The skip/ container in our car park at Oliphant Court belongs to Paisley HA.
06 May Domestic Abuse don’t suffer in silence With a 25% increase in calls to the National Domestic Abuse helpline since lockdown began on the 23rd March we feel it is important to let our tenants know where they can help if they need it.
06 May Close Cleaning Returns We are delighted with this and can tell you that close cleaning will start again in the week beginning the 4th May.
01 May Advice for over 70's "LOCK DOWN NOT SIT DOWN" A new Stay Mobile Stay Connected campaign video, made by people in their 70s, 80s and 90s, has been launched by ROAR Connections for Life reminding older people to get up and get moving while they’re stuck inside for weeks on end. This two-minute video “LOCK DOWN NOT SIT DOWN”, featuring five Scots aged from 79 to 92: “Don’t just sit there. Get up and get moving!”
28 Apr PHA Staff member achieves CIH qualification Congratulations to Rachel Adam, Clerical Assistant who has achieved her Chartered Institute of Housing Certificate in Housing Practice at SCQF Level 5.
24 Apr Oliphant Court - Update We are unable to duplicate the service previously provided by the furloughed Estate Team, but with the extension to the lockdown, we have further reviewed the safety measures put in place.
24 Apr IMPORTANT UPDATE ON GAS SAFETY INSPECTIONS 24/4/2020 The Scottish Government has confirmed that the mandatory annual gas safety regulations are reserved to the UK Government. This means they cannot suspend them
24 Apr UPDATE ON NURTURE The rules keep changing for garden maintenance contractors.
25 Mar Universal Credit – ID verification and Phone waiting times Significant waits when verifying ID and phoning to make appointments
23 Mar Benefit Changes announced to help with Coronavirus Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced major changes to the way that Universal Credit will work for the next year in order to assist claimants throughout the Coronavirus Epedemic.