Melville Housing Association is to invest £1.65 million in improvements to tenants’ homes throughout Midlothian over the next 12 months. Investment in the new financial year, funded entirely from rental income, will see the replacement of 245 central heating systems, bathrooms and kitche
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With times tough as the country battles the ongoing cost of living crisis, Melville Housing Association has made festive donations totalling £4,500 to organisations that help struggling households. Eight organisations spread across Midlothian and beyond have each received cheques to help with
Melville Housing Association has become the first registered social landlord (RSL) in Scotland to announce plans to adopt a 4-day working week as a partial solution to the worsening cost-of-living crisis. In plans approved by Melville’s board and backed by 65% of tenants, from the start of the
Donna Bogdanovic has been appointed as the new chair of Melville Housing Association, replacing Caron Quinn who stepped down at the organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) after five years in the role. With a background in town planning, economic development and social policy, Donna
Caron Quinn has stepped down as chair of the board of Melville Housing Association after five years in the post during the organisation’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM). Elected to the position in 2017, Caron’s time as chair has seen progress through a challenging period including neg
A new Midlothian youth football team, set up by Gorebridge-based Arniston Rangers Youth Football Club (ARYFC), are celebrating the purchase of vital equipment following a £750 donation from Melville Housing Association.
A project teaching young people in Midlothian some of the skills needed to live independently once they leave the family home has received a funding boost following a £1,000 donation from Melville Housing Association. Delivered by Mayfield youth charity Y2K, the pilot project will teach a wide
Almost 9 out of 10 Melville Housing Association tenants have said they are happy with how the landlord responded to the Covid-19 pandemic, a major satisfaction survey carried out earlier this year has shown. Staff of the Midlothian social landlord were praised for increasing contact and responding t
Melville Housing Association is the new centrepiece of a quiet corner for reflection in the Midlothian village of Gorebridge, thanks to funding from Cycling Scotland’s Social Housing Partnership Fund, and the hard work of a dedicated band of community volunteers.
Tenants of Melville Housing Association are to see big improvements to their homes over the coming year thanks to a £3 million investment programme that will also see funds set aside to help meet Scotland’s net zero goals. Investment in the new financial year beginning April 1, funded al
Twenty-nine struggling Midlothian households are better off to the tune of nearly £15,000 thanks to digital equipment and internet access sourced and distributed by Melville Housing Association. As well as 14 new iPads and 14 new Chromebooks, the £15k Connecting Scotland funding also pai
Melville Housing Association has become the first social landlord in central Scotland to achieve the Scottish National Standard for Information and Advice Providers for the fourth time. First awarded to Melville in 2009, the National Standard recognises the quality of work delivered in welfare benef
With times tough as the country continues to battle the ongoing pandemic, Dalkeith-based Melville Housing Association has made donations totalling £2,800 to charities that help struggling households. Seven organisations, spread across Midlothian and beyond, have each received cheques for &poun
Vital new affordable homes, all for social rent by Melville Housing Association, have been delivered following the long-awaited completion of 20 flats on the site of the former Mayfield Inn in Mayfield.
A green-fingered tenant from Mayfield in Midlothian has won this year’s ‘Baxter Keiller Award’ for outstanding Melville Housing Association garden.