It began its journey in 2007 when it launched as an arms length management organisation (ALMO) operating on behalf of Salford City Council.
In 2014 tenants voted for Salix Homes to take over ownership of their homes from the council and in March 2015 Salix Homes officially moved away from the council and became a stand-alone Registered Provider (RP) – a move that has unlocked millions of pounds of investment and will create hundreds of new jobs and training opportunities in Salford.
Salix Homes owns and manages 8,500 homes across central Salford, Beechfarm in Swinton and Rainsough Brow, which comprises a real mix of properties including 17 high-rise tower blocks, plus a wide range of medium and low-rise apartment blocks,traditional terraced streets, large housing estates and communal living, sheltered accommodation complexes.
Between 2015 and 2020 Salix Homes is investing £75 million in homes and communities across Salford to ensure that every property meets the Government’s Decent Homes standard by 2020.
Noise complaints, a broken shower and the effects of Storm Barney are among the things keeping housing workers in Salford busy at night. Housing association Salix Homes held its much anticipated night-time Tweetathon live from its CCTV control
A social housing provider has become one of the first in the country to introduce compulsory micro-chipping for dogs owned by its tenants living in high rise blocks. Salford-based Salix Homes, which manages 10,500 homes across Central Salford, has