CityWest Homes has been shortlisted from over 200 entries for the 2014 Housing Heroes Awards. These awards are in their sixth year and will once again showcase the people and teams that are doing exceptional work in the social / affordable housing sector.
CityWest Homes’ handyperson service is now one of six left in the running for the maintenance team of the year.
The event is organised by Inside Housing magazine and the Chartered Institute of Housing and attracted an amazing response with submissions from the length and breadth of the UK.
Chartered Institute of Housing chief executive Grainia Long said: “Congratulations to all the shortlisted finalists. The housing world is full of heroes, from frontline and back office housing professionals to board members and tenants, who are making a big difference in their neighbourhoods and communities. These awards aim to make sure they get the recognition they deserve for their energy, passion and dedication
Martin Hilditch, Acting Editor of Inside Housing, said: “All the finalists have done incredibly well in getting this far because the standard of entries this year was stronger than ever. Congratulations to CityWest Homes for being shortlisted.”
Sarah McMahon, improvements manager at CityWest Homes said: “It is fantastic to be nominated and shortlisted for this award. We hope this will encourage more of our residents to get in touch with us about areas that they would like improved.”
The winners will be revealed at a awards ceremony on Monday 23 June. The awards are sponsored by EMH Group, Manchester Strategic Housing Partnership, Places for People, the Regenda Group, Wheatley Group and Your Housing Group. Last year over 700 people attended making it one of the largest award ceremonies in the social housing calendar.