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Homes and rents

At 31 March 2020 this landlord owned 1,851 homes.

The total rent due to this landlord for the year was £7,802,231.

The landlord increased its weekly rent on average by 3.9% from the previous year.

Average weekly rents

Size of home Number of homes owned This landlord Scottish average Difference from Scottish average
1 apartment 45 £71.37 £73.47 -2.9%
2 apartment 456 £78.13 £78.65 -0.7%
3 apartment 822 £80.68 £82.26 -1.9%
4 apartment 501 £87.52 £89.76 -2.5%
5 apartment 27 £107.03 £98.69 8.5%

Tenant satisfaction

Of the tenants who responded to this landlord's most recent satisfaction survey:

Overall service

76.9% said they were satisfied with the overall service it provided, compared to the Scottish average of 89.2%.

Keeping tenants informed

78.7% felt that this landlord was good at keeping them informed about its services and outcomes compared to the Scottish average of 92.0%.

Opportunities to participate

57.7% of tenants were satisfied with the opportunities to participate in this landlord's decision making, compared to the Scottish average of 87.2%.

Quality and maintenance of homes

Scottish Housing Quality Standard

90.5% of this landlord's homes met the Scottish Housing Quality Standard compared to the Scottish average of 94.4%.

Emergency repairs

The average time this landlord took to complete emergency repairs was 3.0 hours, compared to the Scottish average of 3.6 hours.

Non-emergency repairs

The average time this landlord took to complete emergency repairs was 6.6 days, compared to the Scottish average of 6.4 days.

Reactive repairs 'right first time'

This landlord completed 98.2% of reactive repairs 'right first time' compared to the Scottish average of 92.4%.

Repair or maintenance satisfaction

77.7% of tenants who had repairs or maintenance carried out were satisfied with the service they received, compared to the Scottish average of 91.3%.

Neighbourhoods

Percentage of anti-social behaviour cases resolved

66.7% of anti-social behaviour cases relating to this landlord were resolved, compared to the national average of 94.1%.

Value for money

Total rent collected

The amount of money this landlord collected for current and past rent was equal to 99.8% of the total rent it was due in the year, compared to the Scottish average of 99.3%.

Rent not collected: empty homes

It did not collect 1.8% of rent due because homes were empty, compared to the Scottish average of 1.2%.

Re-let homes

It took an average of 28.7 days to re-let homes, compared to the Scottish average of 31.8 days.

Landlord details

RSL Registration Number
289
Landlord Name
Berwickshire Housing Association Ltd
Senior Officer
Mrs Helen Forsyth
Date Registered
4 Mar 1995
FCA / Company Number
2482RS
Scottish Charity Number
SC042342
Landlord type
Mainstream
Constitution Type
I&P - Charitable - General
Clients
General
Settlement
Rural
Asset Owning
Yes
National Operator
No
Statutory Intervention
No
Systemic Importance
No
Annual Turnover
£8.24 million
Debt per unit
£11,247
Total staff employed by the RSL
66.00 (FTE)
Units partly owned
0
Registered address
55 Newtown Street, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3AU
Correspondence address
55 Newtown Street, Duns, Berwickshire, TD11 3AU

Housing stock

Local authority area Self-contained units Non self-contained units Non self-contained bed spaces
Scottish Borders 1,851 2 8
Total 1,851 2 8
Type of provision Self-contained units Non self-contained units Non self-contained bed spaces
General 1,481 0 0
Sheltered 83 0 0
Very Sheltered 0 0 0
Sheltered Wheelchair 0 0 0
Amenity Housing 185 0 0
Community Alarm 0 0 0
Wheelchair 43 0 0
Ambulant Disabled 59 0 0
Other Specially Adapted 0 2 8
Total 1,851 2 8

Regulation Plans

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Annual Return On The Charter

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Assurance Statement

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Accounts

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Rules

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