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Merthyr Housing receive prestigious Equality & Diversity award

Local housing provider achieves national equality mark Social housing landlord, Merthyr Tydfil Housing Association (MTHA), has been successful in achieving a prestigious and nationally-recognised equality and diversity mark for housing providers. The QED Award (Quality in Equality and Diversity), developed by Welsh housing charity, Tai Pawb, provides a comprehensive framework for improving the equality and [...]

2020-10-20T14:15:02+01:00October 20th, 2020|

MTHA receive RSPCA award

Merthyr Housing are delighted to be able to announce that we were recently awarded a silver PawPrint award from RSPCA Cymru in recognition of  our commitment to animal welfare.  We take great pride in this award and we will strive to ensure even greater levels of animal welfare into the future. Housing_Footprint_Welsh_Silver_2020_MerthyrHA Lewis Clark, RSPCA [...]

2020-10-16T10:50:51+01:00October 16th, 2020|

Merthyr Housing Services Update – COVID-19

Merthyr Housing Services Update – COVID-19 Throughout the pandemic your Merthyr Housing team have focused on keeping our residents, staff, contractors and community members safe and help control the spread of the virus through our carefully considered service delivery. Our staff are helping support our residents and communities wherever we can.  Over the [...]

2020-09-28T15:19:01+01:00September 28th, 2020|

Request to avoid local lockdown!

A request for support from local communities to avoid the need for a lockdown in RCT and Merthyr Tydfil Due to an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases and to prevent a future lockdown, Council Leaders in Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf are asking all residents to take action now to avoid the need [...]

2020-09-11T14:32:30+01:00September 11th, 2020|

New loan helps MTHA deliver affordable homes

CAF Bank has provided its first loan to a housing association in Wales as part of plans by the Welsh Government to build thousands of new homes. The loan will be used by Merthyr Tydfil Housing Association to develop 43 affordable homes for local residents in the Welsh town.  The development is situated on the [...]

2020-07-08T17:05:51+01:00July 8th, 2020|

Home shouldn’t be a place of fear!

For some, staying at home as a result of Covid-19 will have increased their risk of domestic abuse, sexual violence and coercive control, and even greater isolation. The need to stay home could increase an abuser’s power and control, with signs of abuse less visible, as victims have had fewer opportunities to access their usual [...]

2020-07-07T12:03:19+01:00July 7th, 2020|

Can you help us name our new homes?

We need your help! Can you help us name our new homes? Someone from the past that was well known in Pant or did a lot of the area? (It can not be anyone currently living unfortunately) A near by place, monument, building that represents Pant? You're welcome to send in your suggestions via ... [...]

2020-07-07T11:55:58+01:00July 6th, 2020|

MTHA services re-starting

As the restrictions brought in as part of the effort to try to reduce the impacts of Corona virus are gradually easing we thought now would be a good time to give an update on the services that we are now able to re-start.  We have been getting lots of queries about when things such [...]

2020-07-01T11:56:50+01:00June 30th, 2020|

Welsh Housing Associations’ financial assistance commitments

Housing associations and local authorities in Wales recognise that this is an uncertain and difficult time for our tenants. COVID-19 is rapidly changing the world around us, and having a profound impact on people’s jobs, communities and lives. We provide homes to more than 250,000 tenants in Wales, as well as providing essential housing-related support [...]

2020-06-23T11:41:48+01:00June 23rd, 2020|