Melville Housing Association

Melville team picks up prestigious national award

Melville Housing Association’s Welfare Benefits team, who last year helped tenants access more than £500,000 in benefits that would otherwise have remained unclaimed, has won a prestigious national award from the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation (IRRV).

Published 28 October 2016

Melville runners smash fundraising target

An intrepid team of six ‘athletes’ from Melville Housing Association have smashed their charity fundraising target to raise almost £1500 at the Great Scottish Run.

Published 11 October 2016

Long serving Melville board member passes away

Melville Housing Association is sad to announce that one of its longest serving board members Bill McAleece passed away on Wednesday 29 June 2016.

Published 26 July 2016

Royal opening for historic Corn Exchange after Melville revamp

Dalkeith’s historic Corn Exchange, one of Midlothian’s most culturally significant buildings, has received royal approval following its official opening by HRH The Duke of Gloucester.

Published 4 July 2016

Melville pitches in to help out Cherokees

Melville Housing Association has continued its support of the Arniston Rangers Cherokees, the under-eights team of Arniston Rangers Youth Football Club (ARYFC).

Published 3 June 2016

Customers give Melville Housing Association big thumbs up

Melville Housing Association has recorded its highest ever satisfaction levels, following a major survey of customers carried out at the start of the year.

Published 9 May 2016

Melville staff dig deep for Sick Kids Friends Foundation

Staff from Melville Housing Association have dug deep to raise almost £650 for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation (SKFF), the charity that supports children, young patients and their families throughout Scotland.

Published 3 May 2016

Melville opens its doors at Dalkeith Corn Exchange

Melville Housing Association has welcomed the first customers to its new office at the renovated and restored Dalkeith Corn Exchange.

Published 31 March 2016

Melville Housing unveils £2.4m home improvements investment

Melville Housing Association is to invest £2.4 million on improvements to tenants’ homes throughout Midlothian over the next 12 months.

Published 18 March 2016

Housing minister visits new affordable Midlothian homes

Minister for housing and welfare, Margaret Burgess, has paid a visit to new affordable housing soon to be completed for Melville Housing Association.

Published 24 February 2016

Melville makes grand donation to Sick Kids Friends Foundation

Melville Housing Association has donated £1,000 to the Sick Kids Friends Foundation, thanks to a competition organised by boiler specialists Vaillant Group UK Ltd.

Published 8 February 2016

Tenants Report highlights Melville’s £1.2m housing investment

Melville Housing spent £1.2 million on major improvements to customers’ homes over the past year, a 13 per cent increase on the previous 12 months, a new report has revealed.

Published 6 November 2015

Eildon welcomes Big Lottery bid success

Eildon Housing Association has supported Changeworks to secure Big Lottery funding for five years to set up the ‘Canny Tenants’ project.

Published 27 October 2015

Life changing support for Midlothian and Borders tenants

Some of Midlothian and the Scottish Borders’ most vulnerable residents can make their hard earned cash stretch a little further thanks to funding for an initiative by Changeworks.

Published 12 October 2015

Midlothian Foodbank thanks Melville staff for ‘fantastic’ fundraising effort

Staff of Melville Housing Association have raised £800 for a local charity that provides food and support for people in crisis.

Published 24 September 2015