The Executive Team and Board of Tai Ceredigion are pleased to share the publication of our annual regulatory judgement from Welsh Government.

Once again, Tai Ceredigion has been awarded “standard standard” which is the highest assessment that Housing Associations can achieve.

The basis of the judgement is to provide the Housing Association, its tenants, service users and other stakeholders with an understanding of its financial viability and how well it is performing, at a specific moment in time, in relation to:

• Governance and Service Delivery
• Financial Management

Steve Jones
Chief Executive

Karen Oliver

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Update on Scams

 This is a summary of a report from National Trading Standards regarding scams they have been informed of during this last week, all relating to the general uncertainty and worry about CORONAVIRUS.  Please take care of yourself and keep a watchful eye on vulnerable family and neighbours.



Supplement and anti-virus kits to cure or prevent COVID-19 DO NOT EXIST. Reports of online and door-to-door pressure selling. If you hear of local activity of this nature, please call 101.



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Over £3m investment for Lampeter’s new Social Enterprise Centre

Thanks to Welsh Government and EU funding, the Canolfan Dulais Centre in Lampeter will be transformed to create a new Social Enterprise Centre, supporting small businesses and local charities.

Local social landlord Tai Ceredigion will benefit from £1.5m of Welsh Government Targeted Regeneration Funding plus £1.1m of EU funding to help to create high quality office space to support local small businesses and charities.

The existing centre will be demolished and purpose-built as a 1,250 square-metre two storey enterprise hub and social premises, housing up to 15 SMEs and charities. It will create 20 new jobs for trainers, mentors and Continue reading

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CHC publish Senior Management Remuneration Report

In 2018, Community Housing Cymru appointed Turning Point HR solutions to collate and analyse data provided by housing associations in Wales on senior management remuneration.  This research project was undertaken following recommendations from the Public Accounts Committee to generate greater transparency and openness in the sector and the findings have now been published on the CHC website.

To read more on the newly published report click here

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New comparison service from Welsh Government

On the 1st of November 2018, following a recent review of regulatory arrangements, the Welsh Government launched a new online comparison tool for Housing Associations in Wales.  This has been created using data from 2016/17.  It will give tenants, service users, stakeholders and business partners the opportunity to access performance data on Housing Associations throughout Wales.

Here is the link: Housing Association Comparison Tool

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Community Fund launched

Tai Ceredigion has launched a Community Fund to support local community groups and clubs in Ceredigion. Groups and clubs can bid into a pot of £15,000 – with a limit of £1500 per application. Tai Ceredigion would especially like to support ‘grass roots’ small to medium voluntary organisations.
‘This is an excellent way for Tai Ceredigion to support the communities and individuals we serve within Ceredigion’ said chair of the board, Karen Oliver. ‘Many clubs and societies are finding it increasingly difficult to sustain valuable voluntary activities / projects. We hope this fund can support many good projects this year’ Continue reading

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The End of the Right to Buy

The End of the Right to Buy, Preserved Right to Buy and the Right to Acquire in Wales

It has been announced that the Right to Buy (including the Preserved Right to Buy) and Right to Acquire will end for all housing association and council tenants in Wales on 26th January 2019.

We have been instructed by Welsh Government to publicise this information and to ensure the “Information about the end of the Right to Buy and Right to Acquire in Wales” leaflet is widely available.

Additional information can be accessed from the website

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Tai Ceredigion’s Tenant Monitoring Group respond to recent news reports

Dear fellow Tai Ceredigion tenants,

I am contacting you today in my capacity as the Chairperson of Tai Ceredigion Monitoring Group (TCMG). The tenants Group was established by Ceredigion County Council prior to stock transfer to Tai Ceredigion and at the express wish of the housing association at the time of transfer we agreed to continue being the main tenant representative body for our fellow tenants. It is important that I highlight that the members are all tenants of Tai Ceredigion who have expressed an interest to be involved and who donate their time freely.

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