Important announcements

Updated 23 February 2024 at 3.40pm

Annual rent increase

From 1 April 2024, we’ll be increasing the rent we charge our customers.

Learn more about the rent increase and read our customer FAQs

Abri and Silva confirm new partnership

Housing providers Abri Group and Silva Homes are pleased to confirm their new partnership. This follows approval of a final business case presented to the boards of both organisations on 7 September. 

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Latest news and developments

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Annual rent increase

From 1 April 2024, we’ll be increasing the rent we charge our customers.   This year, the rent for social and affordable rent customers will increase by 7.7%. This increase is set by gov…

From 1 April 2024, we’ll be increasing the rent we charge our customers

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An update on the Bay House redevelopment project

The process of re-housing residents of Bay House started in July 2018, and the last resident left in September 2020. This decision was taken due to the soil stack failing and leaking sewages into th…

Unfortunately progress with the planning application has been slow, but we are keen to progress as quickly as we can when planning permission is obtained.

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An update on the Abri group’s plans for Sawyers Close, Windsor

  The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM) has approved the Abri group's plans for the regeneration of Sawyers Close in Windsor. The proposals, which are overwhelmingly suppor…

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM) have approved Abri’s plans for the regeneration of Sawyers Close in Windsor

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Make kindness king in 2024

  Be kind to yourself Financial support If you’re struggling with your post-Christmas finances and need some extra support, please don’t suffer in silence. Our Tenancy Support Services a…

We’d like to take the opportunity to ask all our customers to be kind in 2024. Be kind to yourself, be kind to your neighbours and be kind to our colleagues and contractors.

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Information for XL bully dog owners

  From 1 January 2024, the Government added XL bully-type breeds of dogs to the list of banned dangerous dogs in England and Wales, as set out in the Dangerous Dog Act 1991. We know that this …

From 1 January 2024, the Government added XL bully type breeds of dogs to the list of banned dangerous dogs in England and Wales

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Point Royal Community Action Day

  Community action days are part of new plans for community investment being introduced at Silva Homes. We had feedback from customers at events that said they would like more opportunities to…

On Thursday 25 January we held a community action day at Point Royal, our 18-storey tower block with a total of 102 homes.

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