residents associations in the uk

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ABOUT RAUK

Since 2002, our aim has been to provide information for individual residents (tenants or home-owners) as well as Residents Associations.  We hope we will be of service to you for many more years to come and that you in turn will be effective in supporting your community too.  We set up this site to provide a central point of contact for residents and to provide information to help you run your Association...

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WHAT IS A RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION?

A Residents’ Association is a local group, made up of local residents (tenants and/or homeowners) who represent the interests of everyone living in a particular area or building. They aim to work together to represent the views of all tenants and/or home owners in their area to help make their neighbourhood a better place to live. 

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DO YOU WANT TO SET UP A RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION?

There is a great deal of information on the internet to help you set up a residents' association and we have collected some basic information to help get you started.  

We are constantly adding to these pages but if you can't find what you need, please let us know through our Help Desk...

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QUALITIES OF A GOOD RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION?

A good residents' association is often a group of tenacious people - they get things done and meet regularly to discuss housing, community or environmental matters affecting their block of flats, estate or houses.  

They also willingly share information, knowledge and skills with accountability and transparency...

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Can you help Sonia McColl OBE find her home?

I am pleased to say that we will be working with the Park Homes Residents Action Alliance to help residents who have Park Homes live on sites without fear from unscrupulous site owners.  Going through the various PHRAA newsletters, I was very shocked to read about Sonia McColl's mobile home having been stolen. See more in the link to The Sun article below:

Widow’s horror after thieves steal her entire MOTOR HOME

A WIDOW has had her £30,000 mobile home stolen, left with just the curtains she was hoping to hang in her new house.

Sonia McColl, 70, has been left "numb" after finding out the new home she had purchased had been nicked from a haulage company's yard, with the 10-tonne house, disappearing without a trace...more

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This site was updated on
2nd May 2018


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