Take Control and Get Involved is a new engagement structure for Dudley which puts tenants and residents involvement, views and wishes firmly at the heart of the council housing agenda

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Take Control Updates. Take Control Get Involved publishes regular updates on the Housing Board and tenant and resident involvement in the borough of Dudley. You can sign up to receive these updates and news via email.

Annual Housing Conference – 2015

More than 60 people flocked to a special conference to look at housing across the Dudley borough prompting praise from residents. The housing conference took place on the 29 October at the Saltwells Education Development Centre and the theme of the day was ‘achieve better for less’.  Guests saw...

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Take Control and Get Involved Housing Board Update 18 September

Dudley Council is set to launch the Take Control and Get Involved Housing Board in October. At its cabinet meeting last night (17 September) the council gave the go ahead for a new engagement structure which puts tenants and residents involvement, views and wishes firmly at the heart of...

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Over the last couple of years tenants and residents, Dudley Federation of Tenants and Residents Associations (DFTRA) and Dudley Council have developed a new engagement structure.  This new structure includes the Housing Board this is made up of council tenants, residents, and council members and will replace the previous area housing panels.  The board was developed following a full independent review of tenant and resident involvement in the borough which took the views of tenants and residents, staff and elected members on how the housing service could become more customer-driven and forward facing.

This Road map lays out the journey and this information leaflet explain options available for getting involved.


Latest news

February 24, 2017 |

High rise living forum in March

Live in one of Dudley Council’s high rise properties? If yes, why not come along to the high rise living forum. The group discusses issues relating to living in a high rise block and considers things which could be done to improve residents’ lives. The next meeting is: High rise living forum, forum meeting, 16 March, Saltwells Education Centre, Netherton at 7pmFor more info:...

February 24, 2017 |

Tenants and residents groups meetings in March

Do you live on a Dudley Council housing estate? If yes, why not go along to your local tenants and resident (TRA) meeting? The groups discuss many issues relating to their estates and discuss ideas of how they can help to make improvements to enrich resident’s lives. It’s your opportunity to become involved! Details of March’s tenants & residents association meetings are now available More info:  www.dudley.gov.uk/media/media-releases/february-2017/24-tenants-and-residents-groups-meetings...

February 21, 2017 |

Housing board constitution consultation

Calling all Dudley Council tenants – we want YOUR views! We are currently carrying out consultation on the housing board constitution, which has recently been reviewed, and we would like you to get involved. Go to www.goo.gl/rhCBZs to find out more, download the constitution and send us your views via our response form. The consultation ends Friday 21 April.   Live on a Dudley Council housing estate? We want your views for the housing board constitution consultation....