Shared Ownership Applicant Survey: WIN A FREE MUG!

Have you ever applied for a shared ownership property (successful or not)? We’d really appreciate you helping to improve the information within the sector by answering the following 10 multiple choice questions. 10 questions over 2 short pages, and one random participant will be selected each month to receive a free witty “I’m easy on the eye, and I use …

Social Housing Search Engine from Gabriel Star

House House Star is the powerful new search engine to help the social housing sector find the information it’s stakeholders need. Created by Gabriel Star and powered by a custom Google engine. Search specifically for developers, financial statements or maintenance providers. Try It Here

Free Book: Improve your housing association

We’re pleased to announce that we are capturing a lot of our beliefs, skills and tit bits within a book. Wow! A book! That will be a great way to share knowledge throughout the sector very cheaply. No adverts, no monthly subscriptions…just the latest thinking from bright minds working within the sector. However, we are not omnipresent masters of all knowledge. …

Business Planning: HAs LAs & Charities

We offer business planning for housing associations, local authorities and charities. I don’t like the phrase “business planning” – it sounds all too nondescript. Surely a sensible and intelligent person can calculate how much money is coming in and out every year, and if there is money left over…use it to expand? We can help with the nuts and bolts …

Trace And Collection of Former Tenant Arrears

A Service That Suits Your HA   Our Bronze package allows Housing Associations to make use of the Gabriel Star Automated Tracing Tool [GSATT]. It is a powerful tool for those HA’s who’d like a DIY approach to managing tenant arrears. It’s very popular because it cuts down the time a tenant arrears officer will need to dedicate to surfing …

How to Conduct Due Diligence Upon a Housing Association

The document (that you can download below for free) shows you how to conduct due diligence upon a housing association from the point of view of a business planner. This document is currently a work in progress – in Beta form – should you wish to add to it, please get in touch. It can be downloaded here –> [The …

Welcome Jamie Gordon! Our new Director of New Business

Gabriel Star has recently had an upsurge in the products it can offer housing associations and local authorities. A lot of our new products will benefit companies outside of our core client group, and it will be Jamie’s role to explore mutually beneficial new markets as well a as strengthening our core client base. Jamie has a wealth of knowledge …

Automated Tracing Tool Helps Debt Collection in Housing Associations

With the onset of Welfare Reform fully coming into affect this year, many housing associations are targeting bad debts as an area for process improvement. It is certainly an area to understand and save money where possible. A written off debt comes straight off the bottom line, it hurts cash, accounting results and covenant headroom. That’s why Gabriel Star have …

Shared Ownership Retirement Homes Greenwich FOR SALE

Viridian Housing is proud to offer exceptionaly high quality shared ownership retirement units at Halton Court. The living experience at Halton Court is hightened by an in-house high quality slow cost restaurant. The restaurant is modern but affordable. I’m currently Head of Development Finance at Viridian and I’ve taken my girlfriend to Kidbrooke jsut to sample the food. Our evening …

Housing Association Sales Dashboard

Housing Association Sales Dashboard Monitor Your Sales Smarter   This sales dashboard was created with housing associations in mind. It allows for eye catching, crisp data to be easily understood, and for the information to be automatically updated as you select different schemes.   Get in touch to book our free assessment and hear how we can improve efficiency within …