The Authority manages and maintains Council housing in Powys, carries out the Council’s legal duties towards the homeless, and works with housing associations and others to provide new affordable housing. On the Powys County Council website you will find out information on:
- Strategy and Policy
- Council Housing
- Private Sector Housing
- Rural Affordable Housing
Affordable Housing Providers:
- Mid-Wales Housing Association
- Clwyd Alyn
- Cymdeithas Tai Clwyd
- Grŵp Gwalia
- Melin Homes
- Wales & West Housing
(See below for further details…)
Mid-Wales Housing Association has 1500 properties throughout Powys and Ceredigion as well as a few properties in Shropshire. Operating from its Newtown Office, Mid-Wales Housing provides homes for rent at affordable cost. Its clients range from families, single people of all ages and the elderly, to people who need care and support either occasionally or full time.
Clwyd Alyn is a non-profit-making housing association providing homes for rent and for sale in North and Mid-Wales. Clwyd Alyn’s aim is to meet the housing and related care needs of the communities within which it works.
Pennaf is a company Limited by Guarantee and registered with the Welsh Assembly Government as a Registered Social Landlord (RSL). Pennaf provides general corporate management support services, as well as specialist services, to Pennaf Housing Group members.
Grŵp Gwalia is a leading provider of housing and care services in south and mid Wales. Grŵp Gwalia’s housing services include: rented property, shared ownership, sheltered accommodation, leasehold for people over 55, student housing and management services.
Wales & West Housing manages more than 9,000 high quality, affordable homes in 12 local authority areas across Wales. These include more than 3,000 dedicated properties for older people as well innovative supported housing solutions for people with a range of particular needs
Shelter Cymru is Wales’ housing and homelessness charity. Its vision is that everyone in Wales should have the right to a decent, secure home. Shelter Cymru provides free, specialist housing and debt support services for people right across Wales.
You can book an appointment online for North Powys at the Shelter Cymru Newtown or Welshpool Offices. Or you can book an appointment online for South Powys at the Shelter Cymru Brecon, Llandrindod Wells or Ystradgynlais Offices.
Housing issues will always arise and therefore you need to know your rights and responsibilities. You could also find yourself threatened with eviction if you can’t cope with your mortgage payments. On their website you can find information about how to go about renting or buying a home or just finding somewhere to live. You can also find advice on handling problems with your landlord and help to avoid losing your home.
Your legal obligations and rights when renting, buying or owning a home, plus information about Council Tax, what to do if you’re homeless and where to get help if you have a housing dispute.
If you have just arrived in the UK or have been here some time from abroad and want to find out what your housing rights are. The website covers; Recently arrived in the UK, Refugees, Indefinite leave to remain, Work permit holders, EEA workers, Other EEA nationals or family members, A8 Nationals, People fleeing domestic violence and people with social care needs.