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Name of new Northampton ALMO announced

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Housing and also in Local Government

Name of new Northampton ALMO announced Name of new Northampton ALMO announced

Northampton Borough Council has announced the name of the new ALMO that will take on the management of the council’s housing stock.

From January 2015, Northampton Partnership Homes will be responsible for the management of over 12,000 council homes. This will be a new start for tenants, delivering a financially sustainable way to update the Council’s housing stock and provide local people with decent homes and improvements in service.

The new name was selected by borough councillors, tenants and employees in the council’s housing team.

Councillor Mary Markham, Northampton Borough Council’s cabinet member for housing, said: "I am delighted to see that things are really moving and the ALMO is really starting to take shape with tenant involvement at every stage.

"This is about improving the quality of services in Northampton. We want our tenants to receive a high standard of service from their landlord and that they will have better homes in the future, and Northampton Partnership Homes will deliver this."

The new ALMO will be have responsibility for managing and improving the council's 12,500 homes while the local authority will be responsible for the wider, strategic issues.

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