News & updates

News
& updates

All the latest Silva news,
hot off the press.

Read all articles

Featured news

image-Website hero.JPG
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

Read full story
image-Bay house image.jpg
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.

Read full story
image-Sawyers-Close-2-1024x771.png
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

Read full story
image-happy-aged-woman-giving-cookies-and-cup-of-hot-drink-to-3768164.jpg
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.

Read full story

[RD] Single features news

image-Dasos.jpg
Housing associations have a debt of gratitude to their customers

There is no getting around the fact that the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on people in all walks of life. Almost 130,00 people have lost their lives, many have been hit by long…

Read an article written by Dasos, our executive director (customer relations), about how talking with customers about money has helped keep rent arrears low.

Read full story