Lister is delighted to have recruited a new Housing Assistant, Fiona Dodds, following the retirement of Julie Fleming. Fiona comes with lots of enthusiasm and also experience from previous jobs in a range of housing fields. She is fitting in well and is available to assist with any enquiries at the Lister office.
Lister has had its first vacancy advertised on Key-to-choice and there was strong demand to join our city centre community. 442 people bid for the vacancy – a 2 bed top floor flat – by the deadline of Friday 14 June. Despite us joined the choice-based bidding system in April 2018, this is our first […]
In late March, the ARCHIE Alliance was launched – at an important working ceremony held at the CEC City Chambers, with a welcome by Councillor Kate Campbell, CEC Housing & Economy Convener. ARCHIE is an alliance of eight independent housing associations and co-ops, based in Edinburgh, and the acronym stands for the Alliance of Registered […]
The Management Committee is reviewing the Transfer points system and associated guidance. More information is available on the web-page in ‘For tenants’ entitled ‘Transfer points review’. Any comments please to the Lister office by Monday 22 April.
Lister has reviewed its Allocations policy on 29.1.19 due to two main changes: (a) Joining the choice-based Key-to-Choice lettings system on EdIndex; and (b) Adding the elements from the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 legislation. Please see the page under ‘Apply for housing’ for more information and to download the policy.
All Lister tenants are being sent information about forthcoming changes to their tenancy agreement arising from the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014. For more details online please go to our webpage – For tenants / Tenancy agreement changes. There are some downloads which are there and also in the Downloads section.
The Co-op’s 42nd AGM was held on Tuesday 26 June and 31 tenant members heard Chairperson, Louise Alexander outline the activities and successes of the year and the challenges ahead. Four members of the Management Committee stood down, as per the Rules, and all four stood for re-election and were re-elected. The brief but important […]
Storm Hector in mid June damaged a large tree branch of a damson tree in the middle of the Main Site back green. Tree surgeons were called and the branch was cut down and the wood and foliage recycled by the specialist contractor.
On 13 April 2018, Lister joined the majority of other Edinburgh housing associations, co‑ops and the Council in advertising its lettings on EdIndex. Look at their website – www.keytochoice.co.uk for all advertised vacancies in Edinburgh. You need to be registered with EdIndex to be able to bid. An application form is downloadable from that website […]