Your councillors continue to stand up and support the concerns of Hallfield residents during the current major works programme. We are working closely with residents and CityWest Homes to make sure that all the concerns are being addressed. Two of the main areas of discontent have been the windows and doors which were put into Brecon House in the pilot scheme. We were not happy with the results and are continuing discussions to ensure that the new doors and windows meet residents’ needs. They should give better security, better insulation and good ventilation in all rooms.
We are very determined that the interests of leaseholders who have to pay their share of major works costs get value for money. We are maintaining pressure on CityWest Homes to keep control of costs, reducing them if at all possible, and to ensure that all residents are happy with the quality of the work. We are pressing them especially to increase the payment options to meet the major costs and have been assured that no one will lose their home.