Housing resident involvement opportunities

Residents Board meetings

The Residents' Board is made up of tenants and leaseholders and meets 6 times a year. Their role covers:

  • keeping an overview of all resident involvement
  • review housing strategies
  • challenge changes to services
  • look at value for money

The Residents' Board works with the council to improve services, hold the council to account, and make sure performance is high.

The Board aims to:

  • Oversee the resident involvement (RI) approach.
  • Carry out financial monitoring and performance against RI objectives.
  • Be consulted on key service decisions. The Board's comments are fed back to the housing leadership team, portfolio holder and cabinet as appropriate.

The Board is made up of 9 members:

  • 4 tenants
  • 1 leaseholder
  • 1 resident (active and living on an estate)
  • 2 officers, having experience of different areas of work
  • 1 other officer to write notes at the meeting

To apply to join the Residents Board email: rinvolve@harrow.gov.uk