DGHP has a unique approach to it’s role as Scotland’s second largest registered social landlord.
At DGHP, we feel that working with our tenants is absolutely crucial to the success of the organisation. DGHP is about more than just new houses – we change homes and transform lives.
DGHP owns and maintains more than 10,300 homes across Dumfries and Galloway. We feel that the significant emphasis we place on our tenants being at the heart of everything we do makes us different from other housing associations.
We directly employ around 200 people, and through our various maintenance and investment contracts we are responsible for the employment of many local construction industry workers.
At DGHP, we are all extremely proud of our achievements and in our short history, we have already invested more than £200 million in improving and maintaining our tenants homes.
We have achieved all of our promises we made to our tenants back in 2003 and have undertaken the largest regeneration project in the region – building hundreds of new homes in north west Dumfries and in Stranraer.
The area of Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest region in Scotland, covering 2,380 square miles, with a population of around 148,000 and DGHP plays a significant role in many of the towns and villages.
We operate a governance structure that enables tenants to have a valued input into the ownership and management of their homes, keeping decision making for our tenants at a local level.
Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement
Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership Limited is a Registered Social Landlord providing homes to approximately 10,400 tenants within Dumfries and Galloway. As well as maintaining our existing portfolio of properties we build new high quality, affordable housing across the region.
DGHP recognises that there are very limited circumstances within its operations for slavery or human trafficking to occur. DGHP takes a zero tolerance approach to Slavery and Human Trafficking. Most of the services that DGHP provides are on an in-house basis and therefore we can be extremely confident that none of these services are provided through the product of slavery or human trafficking.
DGHP deals with high quality contractors and suppliers and many of these are part of regulated professions such as heating engineers, architects etc. All contractors are required to submit insurance documentation, annual accounts, equality and diversity policies and health and safety documentation prior to them working for DGHP which allows DGHP to ensure that they are fully bona fide contractors prior to entering into a contract with them. DGHP considers these professions to be very low risk in relation to slavery and human trafficking so takes no specific action in relation to these relationships.
All DGHP staff are made aware of the law surrounding Slavery and Human Trafficking and we will continue to monitor developments and changes in the law to ensure that everyone is kept abreast of these.