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16 Jun Reactive Repairs Contract We would like to notify our customers that our current reactive repairs contract with McGill is novating over to Saltire Facilities Management very shortly. The operatives will be wearing the new Saltire uniforms from Friday 17th June 2022 and will be carrying ID badges with the Saltire logo. The van livery will be rebranded over a phased period to Saltire Facilities Management in due course.
30 May Public Holidays - Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd June 2022 Our office and telephone lines will be closed due to Public Holidays on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June 2022. Telephone lines will re-open at 9am on Monday 6th June 2022.
Oak Tree Office Opening Hours Update Our Office has now re-opened to the Public on [Monday 1.00pm-5.00pm][Tuesday 9.00am-1.00pm] [Wednesday 1.00pm-5.00pm] [Thursday 1.00pm-5.00pm][Friday 9.00am-1.00pm].
14 Apr Oak Tree launch consultation on Factoring Policy The Association has updated its Factoring Policy and are seeking views from owners. We would be grateful if you will find the time to review our policy and get in touch with us if you have any feedback to provide.
11 Apr Joiner Apprentice Opportunity The Association recently awarded a new contract for their voids repair service to P&D Scotland whose parent company is The Bell Group.
17 Mar Oak Tree HA Policy Consultation Oak Tree HA Policy Consultation
03 Feb Our next newbuild development is getting ready The new houses at the former Ravenscraig hospital site are progressing well and the first phase will be ready soon
28 Oct COVID19 - Ongoing impact on repairs service The Association has now, following the removal of the Covid-19 restriction, returned to a full repair service including carrying out inspections where required.
28 Oct Tenant Engagement Event Branchton Community Centre are hosting a tenant engagement event for our tenants on Thursday 4 November 2021 between 4.00 and 7.00pm. Come along and have a chat with Lee, our Tenant Engagement Officer
17 Aug Get a LIFT onto the property ladder The LIFT (Low-cost Initiative for First-Time Buyers) scheme helps first-time buyers, and other priority groups including current social renters, get onto the property ladder with Scottish Government support.
08 Jul Recruitment - Senior HR Officer Due to an organisational restructure, an opportunity for a Senior HR Officer has been created to join our team at Oak Tree Housing Association.
23 Mar Revised Complaints Handling Procedures from 1 April 2021 Oak Tree has revised its Complaints Handling Procedures in line with the SPSO Model Procedures
21 Jan Annual Gas Servicing Update Please note that the Association will be re-instating their forced access procedure where tenants are failing to provide access for their annual gas safety inspection.
Coronavirus - Latest information Last Updated: 21/12/2020 - See our latest updates about how our services are being affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Annual General Meeting Our Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 22nd September 2020.
OTHA's First Virtual Annual General Meeting On 22nd September 2020, Oak Tree Housing Association held it's first ever Virtual AGM.
03 Feb Rent Consultation February 2022 Our Rent Consultation is underway and the survey closes on Friday 11 February 2022
14 Dec ICHR Joint Allocations Policy Review The ICHR Allocations Policy review consultation is underway.
10 Dec Office Closure Over Christmas and New Year Our Offices close from Friday, 24th December 2021 and staff will return on Thursday, 6th January 2021. We hope that all of our customers, staff and tenants have a lovely Christmas and we wish you all the very best for 2022.
27 Aug Public Holiday - Friday 3rd & Monday 6th September Staff will be unavailable on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th of September as the Association closes for the September Weekend public holiday.
16 Aug Unacceptable Actions Policy Review Unacceptable Actions Policy Review
15 Jul Scottish Social Housing Charter Review Scottish Social Housing Charter Review
26 May NEWS: Details of i-Flair's New Framework Contractors appointed to £68m framework across eight housing associations
01 Mar Reviewed Rent Policy We recently reviewed our Rent Policy and thank you to everyone who took time to take part in our consultation.
01 Mar Customer Care Charter Reviewed We have reviewed our Customer Care Charter. Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultation
10 Dec Winter Newsletter 2020 Our Winter 2020 Newsletter is now available to read online.
03 Dec New Phone System Installation Please be advised that we are installing a new phone system on Monday 7th December.
25 Nov Cloch Vote "Yes" to Separate from Oak Tree Cloch tenants have voted “Yes”, to separate from Oak Tree Housing Association and restore their status as an independent Housing Association.
18 Nov 2020 Annual Assurance Statement Oak Tree Housing Association Ltd submits its 2020 Annual Assurance Statement to the Scottish Housing Regulator.
24 Aug Consultation on Review of Oak Tree HA’s Home Loss and Disturbance Policy We are currently reviewing this Policy and we hope you can take a few minutes to read it and let us know if you have any comments or wish to discuss any of it in more detail.
21 Aug New Reactive Repairs Contractor Announced The Association would like to advise you that we will have a new contractor, The McDougall Group, delivering the Association’s emergency repairs service from midnight 30th August 2020.
20 Aug Live Chat Our Live Chat facility on our website is going great.
07 Jul Scottish Housing Regulator Renews Commitment to Tenant and Service User Involvement A short video from the Scottish Housing Regulator outlining how they involve tenants and service users in their work.
26 Jun Oak Tree & Cloch map out new journey Cloch Housing Association is to hold a ballot of its tenants to gain support with their bid to separate from its parent organisation, Oak Tree Housing Association.
10 Jun 16 local organisations benefit from £140K funding to Oak Tree Oak Tree Housing Association has been awarded £140,000 from the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund, which will benefit 16 grassroots and community controlled organisations that have been busy coordinating vital responses to the COVID-19 crisis across Inverclyde.
08 Jun Stock Condition Survey The Association has recently undertaken a procurement process to undertake the delivery of a Stock Condition Survey.
02 Jun Back Court and Open Space Landscaping We are receiving a lot of enquiries regarding our landscaping maintenance service and would like to update our tenants and owners on our most current position.
13 May Landscaping Contract An update on our landscaping work and our new contractor
07 May Home Energy Scotland - Here to Help Home Energy Scotland can provide you with advice on managing your energy bills during the Covid-19 outbreak.
05 May Social Security Scotland provides additional support during Coronavirus pandemic Information and advice on benefits and financial help available during the Covid-19 pandemic.
05 Mar Oak Tree HA is Making Changes in Maple Road At our Board meeting on 17 February 2020, Oak Tree Housing Association took the decision to empty and demolish some of our flats in Maple Road, Greenock.

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