Published on 7th March 2018
A £9.6 million supported housing scheme in West Bromwich is helping local young people to kick-start their careers in construction.
Published on 27th February 2018
Sandwell Council has drawn-up plans to help local people and rough sleepers after warnings of severe weather for the week ahead.
Published on 21st February 2018
Private landlords in Sandwell are set to have their properties rated on a scale of zero - five stars, under plans by housing bosses to introduce an Assured Landlords Scheme.
Published on 26th January 2018
Work will start next month (February) on a £7.5 million development which will see 50 new council homes being built in Wednesbury.
Published on 24th January 2018
More than 60 new council homes could be built in Tipton, if housing bosses can secure government funding to help build them.
Published on 24th January 2018
Sandwell Council will be able to fine local landlords who provide unsafe and sub-standard homes by up to £30,000 under new powers.
Published on 11th January 2018
Sandwell is marking Human Trafficking Awareness Day today with a high-profile conference to raise awareness and drive forward joint work to protect victims.
Published on 20th December 2017
Plans to build 50 new council homes in Friar Park, Wednesbury have moved one step closer with the awarding of a building contract.
Published on 12th December 2017
Nearly 50 new council homes could be built in Great Barr, if housing bosses can secure government funding to help build them.
Published on 22nd November 2017
Local children have created an eye-catching art display at the site of a new £9.6 million supported housing development being built by Sandwell Council in West Bromwich.
Published on 10th November 2017
Members of Sandwell Council’s Housing Quality Team are appearing on the BBC One programme The Housing Enforcers every day next week.
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 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 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.