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Amber Housing appoints new CEO as it readies for growth

Property development & housing management provider, Amber Housing has appointed Chief Operating Officer, Emelda Livette, as CEO as the not-for-profit prepares for expansion.

The move is in line with the organisations 5-year strategy which includes plans to become a Registered Provider of Social Housing.

Amber Housing have operated as a fully owned subsidiary of Ambient Support, providing quality housing management, property development and facilities management across the UK.

The new status will create opportunities for Amber to share their expertise and knowledge to deliver property management and services to other charities, SME’s and care providers working with vulnerable people in the heart of communities across the country.

Talking of her appointment, Emelda said the focus will be on forging partnerships and relationships with new organisations and strengthening relationships with existing partners and customers, so they can make a positive contribution to meet general housing needs in communities. She said:

‘Like many, keeping people safe throughout the pandemic has been our prime focus, however, we never lost sight of our reason for being.  This exciting next phase for Amber will see us grow in new areas, help a wider range of people by meeting their changed needs whilst continuing to our work with partners to provide support for individuals.”

Samantha Barber, Chair of Amber Housing said:

“Despite all the challenges of recent times, 2021 heralds the beginning of an exciting new chapter for Amber Housing.  We have articulated our strategy for the next 5 years and this sees us transform and position ourselves as a partner of choice, delivering property management and services to care providers working with vulnerable people in the heart of communities across the country.”

Visit Amber Housing’s LinkedIn page here.

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