Our team has many years of experience working within Housing, so rest assured that your property will be handled by experts who will manage your investment sensibly and offer good advice when requested. Your first point of contact will be Bill, Helen, Stephanie or Victoria; they are supported by the experience and expertise of Carol the Accounts Manager and Karen from East Boro Housing Trust.
Karen Allan joined East Boro as Director of Housing Services in December 2016
Karen is fully qualified in Housing and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing. She graduated from Plymouth University in 2015 with an FdA in Housing with Support. Before joining East Boro Karen worked for another Housing Association leading on Tenancy Sustainment, Empty Property Management and Lettings and Allocations, as well as Support and Safeguarding Services.
Bill Shaw joined Homes4Let as the Homes4Let Manager in January 2019
Bill, a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, is an experience manager having held senior positions with a variety of housing organisations within the public and private sector .
Carol Chitticks joined Homes4Let as Accounts Manager in 2005
Carol is in charge of overseeing the smooth financial running of the company. Having previously worked in Banking and Housing, she has a good knowledge of General Housing Management and Rent Accounting, and she ensures rents are paid promptly and on time.
Helen Fitt joined Homes4Let in July 2018
Helen has a background in Housing and Private Sector Leasing/Lettings and currently deals with property referrals, allocations and landlord liaison.
Victoria Smith joined Homes4Let as a Customer Relationship Officer in January 2019
An experienced administrator, Victoria provides the customer interfacing role for landlords and tenants and supports the Accounts Manager.
Stephanie Nattrass joined Homes4Let as a Property Inventory Clerk in January 2019
Stephanie is responsible for carrying out property visits, checkouts and inventories.
Homes4Let is a social letting agency that has been working in partnership with Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council (BCP) since October 2002 and more recently have been working with Dorset Council. It currently manages property throughout Dorset, providing a service that is professional and cost effective. Homes4Let assist landlords by finding suitable referenced tenants that have been referred by their respective local councils housing advice teams. Homes4Let also provides a full management service.
Homes4Let is owned and managed by East Boro Housing Services Ltd., a subsidiary of East Boro Housing Trust who are a highly reputable housing association, specialising in delivering housing, care and support to vulnerable adults across Dorset. Homes4Let are based within the East Boro Head Office in Wimborne.
Why was Homes4Let established?
In 2002 Poole Council realised that their Social Housing development couldn't meet demand. There was dependency on using Bed & Breakfast and High Street Lettings agencies to alleviate this problem. Grants became available to set up schemes to assist people in urgent need of housing and Homes4Let was established to offer a genuine alternative for the Borough of Poole. Bournemouth Borough Council joined the scheme in 2004.
Homes4let is a trade name under East Boro Housing Services ltd. Company number 7341593 (England & Wales) VAT registration number 996 7580 41. East Boro Housing Services Ltd is a subsidiary company of East Boro Housing Trust. East Boro is a Charitable Registered Society under the Co-operative & Community Benefits Societies Act 2014.
No 16946R Registered Office Faulkner House, 31 West Street, Wimborne Dorset BH21 1JS