Resident News

Coronavirus update – new government measures

On Monday 23 March, the government announced stricter measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and to keep people at home. You can read the full update on the official Coronavirus government website. These measures are effective immediately and state that you should only leave home for specific or limited purposes, such as to: Shop for the basic necessities such as  More »

Our latest update to our customers

The health and wellbeing of you, your family and our colleagues is our top priority. We are committed to doing everything we can to provide you with vital services while following government advice on Coronavirus (Covid-19). A copy of the latest letter and email we sent to our customers can be found here: Read the latest  More »

Catalyst coronavirus update 18 March 2020: repairs and maintenance

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, and in order to protect our customers, colleagues and contractors, we have reluctantly taken the decision to only carry out emergency repairs from Wednesday 18 March 2020. This means we will not be completing non-essential routine repairs from this date until further notice.   What will be covered under  More »

Catalyst coronavirus update 16 March 2020

Your health and safety and that of our employees and contactors is our number one priority and we’re continuing to closely monitor the situation around coronavirus. We’re making sure we’re prepared and have detailed plans in place to help minimise disruption to essential services. We are looking to put in place some measures to safeguard  More »

Healthy food projects in your area

Our Catalyst Communities team work with several organisations to offer food pantries and healthy food programmes across many of our communities. Here’s a few of our current community centre programmes: Brent As part of our Cross-ward project with Hyde Housing, we host a ‘cooking over crime’ session at the Unity Centre every Monday, from 4-8pm,  More »

Your rent is changing from April 2020

For the first time in four years, in line with government recommendations, we’re increasing tenants’ rents by 2.7% in 2020. What’s happening? Over the past four years Catalyst has reduced rents by 1% each year following a government policy from 2015 that required all social housing providers to cut their rents over a four-year period.  More »

Friary Park International Women’s Day event

Come along to our Friary Park Community Centre International Women’s Day (IWD) event on Thursday 5 March. The day kicks off with a coffee morning with a difference from 11am-1pm. There’ll be coffee and cake, as well as activities helping you find out how you can get involved in a Friary Park history project. It’s  More »

Our customer survey is now closed

Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete our customer survey. With over 1800 surveys completed it’s a great reflection of your views from across different tenures and locations. We’ll be announcing the lucky iPad winner from our prize draw very soon, so watch this space! What we asked This was our biggest  More »

Church Road and Roundwood residents’ meeting

Do you want to have your say about local issues and services that affect you? Come along to the Church Road and Roundwood residents’ open meeting at the Unity Centre on Tuesday 25 February to discuss how you’d like to get involved. You can also find out more about local funding to support community projects  More »

Empowering you, a drop-in session for young people

Our Brent team are holding drop-in sessions for young people in the area, every Tuesday from 4.30-6.30pm. They’ve got lots going on from group discussions and personal development projects to peer support and guest speakers. It’s also a space to meet and relax with friends. When: Every Tuesday from 4.30-6.30pm Where: The Unity Centre The  More »