Press Releases

Press Releases

Empower is turning 20!

This summer EHA is celebrating its 20th Anniversary.  Since becoming established in the summer of 2003, almost 632 vulnerable tenants from Scotland to Devon have been provided with specialised supported accommodation and assistance with managing their own tenancies in order to live within their community independently. To celebrate EHA are holding a series of events […]

CBS Conversion

On 1st July 2023 EHA converted from a limited company to a Charitable Community Benefit Society (CBS). What does this mean? Instead of being a company registered at Companies House, Empower, like a large number of housing associations, is now a community benefit society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 and is […]

Regulator of Social Housing – Removal of Regulatory Notice

Empower Housing Association is pleased to report that following a period of detailed working with the Regulator of Social Housing, it has now been confirmed as compliant with the Regulatory Standards. This follows the publication of a Regulatory Notice in September 2021 that set out a number of areas that required improvement to achieve compliance […]

Empower Annual Report

Everyone at Empower is delighted to publish our first annual report highlighting the work for the year to March 2022. We would like to extend our thanks to our amazing tenants who have helped us in the preparation of this report. Empower Annual Report

Sara Sharrock named new Chief Executive of Empower Housing Association

Sara Sharrock has been announced as the new Chief Executive officer for Empower Housing Association and will officially take up the role on 7 November 2022. Sara Sharrock, who has been Executive Director of Resources at Salix Homes since 2020, takes over as CEO from Lee Sugden who has been coving the role in an […]

Board Member and Management Changes

Updated: November 2021 Empower Housing Association is continuing to respond proactively to address the issues raised by the Regulator of Social Housing in its recent Regulatory Notice. To strengthen governance, five new board members have been appointed with effect from 1 October 2021. These are Marcus Evans, Group Director – Governance and Compliance at Sovini […]

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