No of home visits = 140
“ “ “ revisited = 17
As the assistant housing officer was in attendance at the Glasgow Overspill Exhibition in Glasgow for 6 weeks, visiting during this period was not possible. This has meant that tenants have not been visited quite so soon after the arrival in the town as they would otherwise have been.
The new Tenants’ Handbook has provided quite a good deal of local information which, up to the present time, the Assistant Housing officer has been giving to tenants. It was found in almost every case that a good neighbourly spirit has helped newcomers to settle down quite quickly.
Information about social activities has been given although this has been difficult because the list is presently being revised and will be presented in booklet form. Tenants have been referred to Mr Aldous if they require information about particular clubs or societies.
|These flats in Holbart Street, Craigshill, are a typical example |
of Livingston Development Corporation
built housing of the 1960s and 1970s.
Two warning systems were ordered for elderly persons – they were delighted to have this form of reassurance.
Several tenants who have expressed the desire to help the community in a practical way have been passed on to various organisations.