As well as developing, managing and maintaining houses and flats for general needs housing provision, Arena has established specific expertise in a number of niche areas These include provision for older people, supported housing for vulnerable tenants, low cost home ownership and the implementation of far reaching regeneration programmes
The parent company provides central support functions on a Group-wide basis, including HR management, IT, finance, new business, development project management, repairs and maintenance, procurement and insurance advice, PR/marketing, board and committee services.
The Group’s ultimate aim is to use its resources and expertise in housing provision to improve the quality of life for its residents. Fundamental elements of this are:
providing access to high quality housing for people in housing need; delivering customer-focused repair and maintenance services to ensure that high standards are sustained.
Beyond this emphasis on physical housing issues, the Group is committed to the wider regeneration of the communities in which it operates. This includes environmental improvements and schemes for the wholesale remodelling of urban areas as well as initiatives to boost job creation, provide training opportunities and provide support to vulnerable members of the community so that they can make the transition to independent living.