Published on 13th October 2017
Sandwell Council is set to invest nearly £500 million in the borough's housing stock during the next decade.
Published on 26th September 2017
More than 600 private landlords and letting agents are expected to attend a special conference to make sure they are up-to-date with the latest information and legislation about the private-rental sector.
Published on 8th September 2017
Sandwell Council’s highly successful counter fraud team has been praised for making huge savings after a series of investigations into benefits, house sales and financial dealings.
Published on 31st August 2017
Councillors have visited a new five bungalow development in West Bromwich, part of a project which will see 27 new council homes built by the end of the year.
Published on 21st July 2017
Residents have been moved from West Bromwich apartments declared a potential fire hazard – thanks to a joint operation between Sandwell Council, West Midlands Fire Service and West Midlands Police.
Published on 14th June 2017
Sandwell Council is reassuring residents that its 55 High Rise blocks are safe, following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London overnight.
Published on 5th May 2017
A transformation scheme which has seen three high-rise blocks in Smethwick benefit from an £11 million makeover has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards
Published on 21st March 2017
A dozen community groups in Sandwell have benefited from more than £50,000 worth of improved facilities between them thanks to the generosity of the four companies refurbishing thousands of council homes in Sandwell.
Published on 8th March 2017
Proposed plans to build 50 new council homes in Friar Park, Wednesbury are being drawn up by housing bosses.
Published on 9th December 2016
A £2.5 million facelift to a West Bromwich high-rise block has been completed 15 weeks ahead of schedule.
Published on 14th March 2016
Nearly 100 Sandwell households are set to benefit from new or improved central heating systems thanks to a £100,000 grant secured by the council from fuel poverty charity - National Energy Action.
Published on 23rd February 2016
The owner of an empty house in Oldbury has received a court bill totalling more than £6,000 after allowing it to fall into serious disrepair, causing a nuisance to neighbours.
Published on 19th October 2015
A new app will allow people in Sandwell to make sure they ask the right questions while considering renting a property.