Impact Housing Association

Improvement Through Action

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Latest news

  • Advice/information for tenants at risk from flooding13th October 2017

    Unfortunately Cumbria is a high risk area in terms of flooding and we have a number of properties in areas such as Carlisle, Cockermouth, Kendal, Keswick, Workington and in more rural parts of the Lake District that are particularly at risk.



    If you’re not already on the new benefit, ‘Universal Credit’, then then it’s likely that you soon will be.

    It combines up to six benefits into one single monthly payment.

    Any housing costs are paid to you instead of being paid directly to your landlord....

  • Impact Furniture Services - Maryport Pop up Shop9th October 2017

    Our Maryport Pop up Shop will be OPEN this Monday, 9th October!!

    We are located at 87 Crosby Street in Maryport, we will be open at 9:30am to 4pm Monday - Friday


  • Cash payments for rent are ending!8th August 2017

    A reminder to all of our tenants that as of 1st September 2017, we will no longer be able to accept cash payments for rent in our Hubs or IFS sites.

    There are still a variety of ways you can pay your rent, please see the attached poster for more information.

    Remember, you should...

  • Press release: Key interim appointments will support Impact Housing Association through transition4th July 2017

    Impact Housing Association (Impact) has made key interim appointments to help steer the organisation through the changes needed to regain a compliant grading from the social housing regulator the Homes and Communities Agency. Geraldine Kay has been appointed as Interim Managing Director,...

  • Management of Fire Safety at Impact3rd July 2017

    Impact take the responsibility and management of Fire Safety in our properties very seriously. We employ the services of a fire safety specialist certified by the National Security Inspectorate (NSI) for the BAFE SP205 Life Safety Fire Risk Assessment Scheme. We work with our fire safety...

  • Nature Reserve6th June 2017

    Over the next few months we are proud to announce that Raegan Blacker, Workington’s Nature Partnership Officer, will be delivering some fantastic sessions in the outdoors as part of Impact’s Parent and Child Activity Sessions. The project is funded and supported by BBC Children in...

  • Annual General Meeting 20172nd June 2017

    On Thursday 24th May 2017 Impact held its Annual General Meeting that involved formal business which included approving last year’s minutes, the election process for Board, approval of our financial statements and the appointment of our Auditors.

    The Board Chair and Executive...

  • Members of the Impact Housing Association Recovery TeamImpact Housing Association addresses HCA regulatory downgrade issues31st May 2017

    Social housing regulator, the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), has carried out an in-depth assessment of the governance and viability of Impact Housing Association (Impact). The HCA regulatory judgement has downgraded Impact to ‘non-compliant G3/V3 grading’, which means they have...

  • His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales opened The Whitehaven Foyer on Monday 10th April12th April 2017

    On Monday 10th April, Impact Housing, Howgill Family Centre and the Whitehaven Foyer Company welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to officially open the Whitehaven Foyer, 44 Irish Street, Whitehaven.

    The Whitehaven Foyer building is the former home of the YMCA in Whitehaven....