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19 Jul 2021

Raven’s climate change champion steps into the spotlight

The woman who has led Raven Housing Trust’s work to help tackle climate change and make our homes more energy efficient is in the running for a national award. Joanna Hills, our Director of Assets and Services, has been named a finalist in the Women in Housing Awards for ‘Professional of the Year’. The accolade […]

17 Mar 2021

Raven helps to launch new ‘better homes’ initiative

Raven has helped to launch an initiative which aims to improve the standard of homes in the country. The ‘Pathfinder’ network will assist housing associations to improve the sustainability, quality, health and performance of their properties. Raven is one of six founder members who are working with the Good Home Alliance and the National Energy […]

17 Feb 2021

Raven drives forward free van deal

Raven Housing Trust has secured a free van for a local food charity as part of its commitment to helping the community. Raven, which manages around 7,000 homes in Surrey and Sussex, has given the helping hand to the Loveworks food banks, meaning that produce can be purchased more cheaply and additional food parcels can […]

12 Feb 2021

Raven ranked a top digital landlord

Raven Housing Trust has been named a leading innovator in embracing the opportunities of digital technology over the last year. We have been ranked 22nd in Housing Digital magazine’s Top 30 Digital Housing Providers, in recognition of how we have worked to maintain services for customers during the coronavirus pandemic. The list celebrates landlords who, through […]

18 Dec 2020

Raven CEO named on Climate Champions Power List

We have been recognised as one of the leading housing providers tackling climate change, as our chief executive, Jonathan Higgs, was named on a new list of ‘climate champions’. Jonathan was included in the 30-strong Climate Champions Power List, announced at the Homes UK event in December 2020. Individuals on the list were credited by a panel […]

20 May 2020

Trades team mobilised to make essential deliveries

Here at Raven, we’ve transformed the support we provide our customers and other members of the local community to help those most in need during the coronavirus outbreak. In order to adhere to current government guidelines on social distancing, some of our trades team that are usually out and about in our customers’ homes undertaking […]

LABC Building Excellence Awards 2020, Regional Finalist

20 May 2020

Affordable homes in Redhill recognised for excellence

Raven’s development of 34 affordable homes in Ranmore Close in Redhill, which was completed in June 2019, has been shortlisted in both the Best High-Volume Housing Development and Best Social or Affordable New Housing Development categories. The winners of the South East LABC Building Excellence Awards will be announced on Tuesday 8th September. The new […]

01 May 2020

Colleagues volunteer to support vulnerable residents

More than 20 of our colleagues at Raven, have volunteered to support over 900 of our most vulnerable residents, most at risk as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. Ahead of the lockdown announcement, they volunteered to make daily calls alongside their other work, to check in with residents and provide additional support across its schemes, […]

21 Jan 2020

Raven Housing Trust gets Better Connected

Image: © Copyright 2021: The Intelligent Business Company, publisher of Housing Technology. Housing Technology magazine found out how Raven Housing Trust are getting Better Connected, with Julia Mixter, Director of Transformation. Learn about how our ambitious two-year transformation programme will develop an organisation-wide technical architecture allowing all residents and staff to access the data they […]

01 Aug 2019

Horley youngsters sign up for neighbourhood warden scheme

A group of Horley children have signed up to become ‘Junior Neighbourhood Wardens’ in a bid to improve their community. The nine and ten-year-olds from Horley are working with Raven Housing Trust on the initiative. Conrad Roskell of Raven, said the youngsters would be learning about health and safety, community investment and crime during their […]

09 May 2019

Raven hands over affordable homes in Redhill

A new development of affordable homes – which will provide new properties for those of pensionable age and free up larger houses for young families – will be completed in May in the centre of Redhill. Raven Housing Trust is providing a total of 34 one and two-bedroom apartments and houses in Ranmore Close which […]

05 Apr 2019

Plans for 50 new homes announced

Raven Housing Trust has announced plans to provide a further 50 affordable homes for local people. Raven Housing Trust, which manages around 7,000 homes in Surrey and Sussex, will be delivering the properties in a large development area near Billingshurst in West Sussex “A total of 475 homes will be built on land east of […]

27 Feb 2019

Kirsty finds a pathway to work experience

Kirsty Fowler has gained qualifications and secured a work experience placement at the Job Centre in Redhill following support from ESRA (Employment Support Retraining Agency) and Raven’s Pathway to Employment programme. After leaving her partner and moving into emergency housing, single mum Kirsty struggled to find a career path that was right for her. “My […]

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