Largest housing co-operative in Wales launches

Wales’ largest housing co-operative has launched, with Merthyr Tydfil handing control of 4,300 former council homes over to tenants and a new housing association’s 185 employees.

Merthyr Valleys Homes is only the second housing association in the UK, after Rochdale Boroughwide Housing, to be owned by both employees and tenants. Via a new membership body, they will be directly responsible for overseeing repairs, appointing directors, and setting rents and salaries.

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