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Omega retains contract with Barking and Dagenham Council

Omega retains contract with Barking and Dagenham Council

Omega, who were recently acquired by Mears Group, have retained a contract to provide private sector housing letting, management and temporary accommodation services for Barking and Dagenham Council.Omega have been working with Barking and Dagenham Council since April 2010 and the new contract will see them providing housing management services for a further three years. Omega will support the council by providing high quality and affordable temporary accommodation for local households who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.Currently Omega manages around 50 properties in the local area and they will be looking to increase the number of properties and expand the portfolio further.As a leading provider of residential lettings and management services Omega provides around 1,700 properties to 24 Local Authorities and Housing Associations. The majority of the lettings are within the London area so the extension to the contract further strengthens Omega Group’s presence in the South East.Demetrios Antoniou, Omega Chief Executive said: “We are pleased to retain the contract with Barking and Dagenham which provides us the opportunity to expand the portfolio and further develop the services provided to Barking and Dagenham”.About Mears Housing ManagementMears Housing Management works across the UK in partnership with Central and Local Government, Registered Providers and Investors to provide value for money management services and develop new housing supply.Mears Housing Management includes Omega Lettings the largest private provider of temporary housing in the UK. In addition,Mearswill work with theirtwo Not-For-Profit Registered Providers, Plexus and Omega Housing, to deliver affordable homes.

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