24 Acquisition International - 2019 Business Excellence Awards Company: Circle Voluntary Housing Association Contact: John Hannigan | Website: http://www.circlevha.ie/ Twitter: @CircleVHA Circle Voluntary Housing Association riginally established in 2003, Circle VHA was established to provide high quality social and affordable housing to families and individuals in the Dublin area. From the beginning Circle VHA’s vision is to make a difference by providing good quality homes for people in a housing need. The organisation’s team believe that good quality housing is a foundation for families and individuals, allowing people to grow and develop their capacity in parenting, education, work, leisure activities and community contribution. The provision of good quality affordable housing enables choice and opportunity for its tenants. Today, Circle VHA operates over Dublin, Kildare, Cork, Wiklow, Tipperary, Meath Waterford and Kilkenny providing both housing and facilities management services in its developments. This innovative organisation works in partnership with local authorities, state agencies, developers and funders to deliver new-build social and affordable housing solutions. O As a socially responsible housing association, Circle VHA actively engages with its tenants, other residents, statutory agencies and local communities to create socially responsible, environmentally acceptable and sustainable communities. Working with tenants and all residents in its schemes, Circle VHA works to create sustainable communities that are balanced in terms of age profile, and working and non-working tenants. The organisation also manages estates that are clean, well-maintained and environmentally acceptable. Ultimately, Circle VHA is committed to meetings the needs of its tenants and offering them respectful, sustainable housing solutions that create communities they can be proud to live in. This will remain the organisation’s ongoing focus as it looks towards a bright future. “Best Housing Association 2019 - Republic of Ireland” Circle Voluntary Housing Association works in partnership with our tenants, statutory, and community-based agencies to enable socially responsible, environmentally acceptable and sustainable communities. We profile the organisation to learn more about the vital services it has to offer.