Aims and Values

Bron Afon is a social enterprise that is run by staff and members who love making a difference to people’s lives. Our work covers construction, community regeneration, support and so much more.

Bron Afon's Aims

  • To provide high-quality, energy efficient, affordable homes, high-quality communal areas and excellent services to tenants and leaseholders in Torfaen
  • To promote and support vibrant, safe, clean and healthy communities working in close partnership with residents and the Council
  • To run an open and democratic organisation with high levels of community involvement
  • To use the resources we have to best effect in maximising other benefits to the community, including creating and sustaining local jobs, increasing skills and minimising negative impact on the environment
  • To provide support for people who need it

 

Bron Afon's Values

  • Cares about people and communities
  • Is passionate about excellent service delivery
  • Is innovative, creative and willing to take risks
  • Listens and learns
  • Respects and values diversity and promotes equality of opportunity
  • Is trustworthy, open and honest in all it does
  • Is accountable to the communities it serves
  • Welcomes constructive challenge
  • Involves people in decisions that affect them
  • Has sustainability at the heart of its thinking
  • Is proud to be a non-profit-making social business delivering a public service

 

Our commitment to tenants

  • The investment of around £500 million over 30 years to bring homes up to the Welsh Housing Quality Standard by 2012 and maintain them at this standard
  • Improvements to the repairs and sheltered housing services
  • The delivery of better local services focused around community teams
  • A significant increase in the budget for tenant and resident involvement
  • The establishment of a number of structures for tenant, resident and leaseholder involvement, including a membership committee whose role will be to review and help develop policies and monitor overall performance
  • The creation of new jobs and apprenticeships within the organisation to deliver the Welsh Housing Quality Standard