Ore Valley Housing Association

Ore Valley wind turbine brings green energy to Cardenden

A wind turbine project supported by Ore Valley Housing Association has started to produce green energy for the first time.

Published 17 March 2017

Ore Valley Housing Association closes on £4.6million green energy project

Ore Valley Housing Association (OVHA) has closed a deal with the European Energy Efficiency Fund (eeef) on a £4.6 million project to develop wind turbines and replace 200 heating systems for OVHA homes.

Published 24 November 2016

Haymarket Group plans to add value to customers and the Charter

A group of housing associations are considering sharing greater information regarding their performance and value for money within their Annual Return on the Charter (ARC) reports to tenants each year.

Published 8 November 2016

Fife Alliance offers CPD training for sustainable tenancies

Fife Housing Association Alliance, the collaborative partnership between the four Fife based Associations (Fife, Glen, Kingdom & Ore Valley), has devised an in-house CPD training programme for staff to increase their knowledge of services and projects which support sustainable tenancies and, in turn, benefit the tenants.

Published 3 October 2016

Fife on track to meet ambitious affordable housing commitment

Fife Council is on track to deliver on its commitment of 2,700 affordable homes by 2017 as it marks that all developments are now complete, or are under construction, across the Kingdom.

Published 8 July 2016

Good progress on Kelty’s new council housing development

Work is entering the final stages on Fife Council’s new housing development at Blairadam Fields in Kelty.

Published 10 June 2016

HouseMark Scotland continues to grow with new members following small HA VFM pilot

Membership of HouseMark Scotland continues to grow with the announcement that, following its recent Value for Money pilot involving small housing associations, both Ore Valley Housing Association and Prospect Community Housing have joined its ranks.

Published 29 April 2016

Ore Valley opens business centre doors to stranded workers

Ore Valley Housing Association is doing its bit to ease the chaos for thousands of workers in Fife caused by the closure of the Forth Road Bridge.

Published 14 December 2015

Ore Valley staff organise marathon walk for local charity

The Healthy Working Lives team at Ore Valley Housing Association have organised a marathon-style, 20-mile sponsored walk from South Queensferry to Kirkcaldy in order to raise money for Maggie’s Centre in Fife, to ensure the amazing work the centre provides can continue.

Published 2 September 2015

New agreement for Fife Housing Partnership

Fife Housing Partnership (FHP) members have signed a new agreement which outlines the venture’s responsibilities and expectations.

Published 1 September 2015

Social landlords launch non-profit energy company

A new independent energy supply company, the first in the UK operating on a non-profit distributing basis, plans to be selling heat and power to tenants in 200,000 homes across Scotland by 2020.

Published 16 July 2015

Fife pupil power will cut fuel bills of the future

Fife school pupils are taking part in a ground-breaking energy efficiency project that enables them to learn how to conserve energy, protect the environment and cut the fuel bills of the future.

Published 3 July 2015

Strategy to boost digital inclusion for Fife tenants

Fife housing associations have held an event to develop a strategy to ensure that tenants are able to access the internet and benefit from support and training to make the most of information technology.

Published 2 July 2015

Tackling fuel poverty – carrot or the stick?

The debate raged on at the CIH Scotland Energy Efficiency, Fuel Poverty and Renewables event, supported by Forster Energy, as to whether the carrot or the stick is best at lifting Scotland’s households out of fuel poverty.

Published 19 June 2015

Housing minister marks Apprenticeship Week by launching SFHA Apprentice Challenge 2015

Housing minister Margaret Burgess marked the start of Scottish Apprenticeship Week (May 18-22) by launching a national challenge for housing apprentices yesterday.

Published 19 May 2015