LINSTONE Housing has appointed local firm Consilium Contracting Services on a two-year contract in Renfrewshire.
Starting on April 1, Consilium will handle day-to-day repairs which arise in tenants’ homes – with Linstone owning over 1,550 properties in the area.
Frank Boyle, Linstone’s director of assets and property services, said the contract will provide improvements on its existing repairs services and help deliver on tenants’ ‘understandably high expectations’.
He added, “An outstanding repairs service figures highly in the things that matter most to our tenants, getting repairs right first time and carried out quickly. Therefore, we are delighted to have appointed Consilium, who share our vision to develop a partnership that works towards delivering excellence in all that we do.
“Having a locally based, quality repairs service which is second to none and delivers value for money for Linstone is our expectation of this contract.”
Consilium MD, Paul McGrath, commented, “We are delighted to be have been appointed by Linstone Housing and look forward to a partnership that really delivers for tenants. Consilium is well aware of the outstanding reputation Linstone has as a local housing provider and the importance to tenants of a first-rate repairs service.
“Like Linstone, we are proud of our Renfrewshire roots and know only too well what a significant contribution housing associations like Linstone make – not just in terms of good housing – but by supporting communities where tenants live.”