Fair Lets Social Lettings Service – Now Fully Operational

13th November 2019

We’re pleased to report that our new social lettings service, which was launched in partnership with Exeter City Council with 12 months’ funding from central government, is now fully operational. The Fair Lets project works to open up access to a wider range of good quality, affordable private rented accommodation options for people who are experiencing extreme housing need, and who require additional support to access this sector.   Specifically targeting families and individuals who would struggle to access a ‘mainstream’ lettings agency, the project builds on the success of St Petrock’s existing private rental & support work and widens its appeal.  Fair Lets provides a rapid rehousing pathway to accommodate rough sleepers in private rental accommodation, and houses people who approach Exeter City Council with a housing need.  The project works with both clients and landlords to ensure tenancies are successfully maintained. Since Fair Lets launched, several ne...

Harvest Festival 2019

3rd September 2019

Autumn is in the air - and harvest festival will soon be upon us.
 
At St Petrock's, we're grateful for donations of non-perishable food & cleaning items at harvest to keep our centre kitchen running all year round. If your school, church, workplace or other group would like to organise a collection, please do take a look at our Harvest Wishlist below.   If you would...

New Social Lettings Agency

7th May 2019

St Petrock’s is delighted to be launching a new Social Lettings service, thanks to 12 months’ government funding in partnership with Exeter City Council. The new service will expand our successful Private Rent & Support (PRS) service to help people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or in temporary accommodation to access tenancies in the private rented sector.  It is specifically targeted at individuals and families who would not normally be able to use ‘mainstream’ lettings agencies, who are on low incomes or in receipt of housing benefit, and will work with both clients and landlords to ensure tenancies are successfully maintained.  ...