TAROE Trust

Working for tenants and residents
 

TAROE Trust closure

The Trustees of TAROE Trust have taken the decision to close down the charity and to re-distribute the remaining funds to tenant related charitable causes. The decision comes following a review of the charity which has identified unfavourable operating conditions. In recent months TAROE Trust has applied to over 100 …

TAROE Trust response to RSH Consumer Standards consultation

TAROE Trust has prepared and issued its response to the Regulator of Social Housing’s (RSH) consultation on the new proposed consumer standards. Overall, TAROE Trust warmly welcomes a broad range of the new measures proposed in the standards. However, we believe there are some further improvements that can be made, …

TAROE Trust announces the appointment of new Trustees

TAROE Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of three new tenant trustees to its Board of Management. Our open recruitment campaign saw applications from excellent tenant candidates, and selecting three was difficult. Our new trustees are: Full details of all our Trustees are available here TAROE Trust – Trustees Commenting …

Putting the Heart Back into Social Security: A Response Piece to Grand Union’s Call for Welfare Reform

Author: Dr Hannah Absalom A recent report by Grand Union Housing Group (GUHG) highlighted how changes under the Welfare Act 2012 have impacted GUHG’s tenants and the organisation’s priorities. Some of the key points in the report, which can be found here bring to light the impossible circumstances many tenants are finding …

Let’s put the heart back into housing – Campaign launch

We are making the case for the use of psychological and emotional insights as a basis for re-imagining regulated housing in England.  Building on the groundbreaking research that informed our Feeling at Home research project, our first report in our new Emotional Insights series, Rethinking Regulated Housing in England: Home as an emotional …

TAROE Trust issues consultation response on Tenant Involvement and Mutual Exchange Direction

The Department for Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) is currently consulting on its Revised directions to the Regulator of Social Housing: Tenant Involvement and Mutual Exchange. Today we have issued our response, in which we have called for further strengthening and greater prescription. You can access our response here. Further …

Disappointment at Government announcement to cap rents at 7%

TAROE Trust has received the news about the Government announcements to cap social housing rent increases at 7% with disappointment. Whilst we welcome the move to cap rents below the previously agreed index linked formula, a 7% increase still represents significant additional pressure on already fragile household finances.  We are …