Swansea Housing Association is a non-profit-making organisation set up in 1978. The Association operates in City & County of Swansea and in Neath Port Talbot, and provides housing for rent for a range of people including single persons, families, single parents, physically disabled, elderly persons and persons with learning difficulties.
Swansea Housing Association is registered with:
Registrar of Friendly Societies under the Industrial & Provident Act 1965 – Model H 1991 C/A (Charitable) rules
Welsh Assembly Government – Registration Number J 047.
VAT Registration – 587 9137 81
Officer of Fair Trading – Consumer Credit Licence No. 245936
Data Protection – Registration No. B1035098
Membership of the Association
Apart from members of staff, any person over the age of 18, societies, companies and local authorities can apply to the Board of Management for Membership. The Board has the discretion to accept or refuse membership. Members hold a £1 share in the Association.
It is the policy of the Association to encourage membership from all sections of the community and to maintain a balanced representation between tenants, local residents and professional persons.
Board of Management Membership
The Association is run by a voluntary Board of Management comprising a maximum of 15 members with the common aim of providing affordable homes for people in need. Their role is to oversee the work of the Association by attending meetings, keeping up-to-date on a wide range of housing issues and attending regular training courses.
Before becoming a Member of the Board of Management, each individual or organisation must first be a fully paid up share members.
Board Meetings are held every two months. There are also several committees which meet at regular intervals and report to the Board. These are:
– Development Committee
– Finance Committee
– Housing Management & Maintenance Committee.
– Community Services Committee
– Audit Committee Offices
The Association’s main offices are at 11 Wind Street, Swansea There is a small office at 26 Windsor Road, Neath