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  1. Anti-social behaviour: I think my neighbours might be doing something illegal, how can I report them?

    You should report any potential criminal behaviour to the Police, call them on 101 to report a non-emergency. 

    In an emergency, call them on 999

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  2. Anti-social behaviour: my neighbours are really noisy and disrupting my life, what can I do about it?

    If the noise could be defined as normal household noise, like children running and playing or people using their homes, it isn't considered anti-social behaviour (ASB). 

    A good place to start is by talking to your neighbour, they may not be aware that they are having an impact on your life.

    If talking to your neighbour doesn't help. our Anti-Social Behavior team may be able to help. We will ask for evidence of the issue and ask you to fill in diary sheets before any we take any action. 

    The team can help with: 

    • Serious noise nuisance (such as persistent loud music, showing, parties)
    • Intimidation or harassment
    • Threatening language or behaviour
    • Any form of hate crime
    • Violence including domestic violence / abuse
    • Alcohol related nuisance

    To talk about ASB, call us on 01733 385000, email us, or Text ASB and your message to 60066.

    If you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic abuse or violence, contact the freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247 or visit www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk or the Respect Mens Advice line on freephone 0808 8010327 or visit mensadviceline.org.uk

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  3. Community: Can I have a say in how CKH services are run?

    We’d love to hear what you think of our services! There’s a choice of ways you can get involved with CKH, find out more on our ‘get involved’ page.

    We’ll also send you a text or email after you contact us to ask how we did. Your responses help us to spot ways we could be doing things better.

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  4. Contents insurance: why do I need home contents insurance?

    As your landlord, we do not provide insurance cover for your contents or belongings. Contents insurance is designed to help protect your possessions. No matter how careful you are, there’s always a risk that your belongings could be broken, damaged or stolen so home contents insurance can help provide peace of mind.

    It’s a good idea to consider what a home contents insurance policy would cover you for in order to help you make an informed decision on whether you need one. It's also best to shop around to make sure you find the best deal for you. 

    As a CKH resident, you have the option to find out more about a specialist Tenants Contents Insurance policy, called the My Home Contents Insurance Scheme, provided by Thistle Tenant Risks and Allianz Insurance plc.

    My Home Contents Insurance can offer you insurance for the contents of your home including cover for items such as furniture, carpets, curtains, clothes, bedding, electrical items, jewellery, pictures and ornaments.

    To find out more visit www.thistlemyhome.co.uk or call 0345 450 7288.

    The small print

    The National Housing Federation is an Appointed Representative of Thistle Insurance Services Ltd. Thistle Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority FRN 310419. Lloyd’s Broker. Registered in England under No. 00338645. Registered office: Rossington’s Business Park, West Carr Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7SW. Thistle Insurance Services Ltd is part of the PIB Group.

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  5. Managing my account: How do I use live chat to talk to you?

    Our team are available on live chat Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm. To talk to them, all you need to do is click on the blue 'chat live' tab on the left hand side of your screen. 

    You'll only be able to see the option to chat live when our team is working, so during the evening and weekends you won't be able to start a conversation.

    Take a look at our contact us page for other ways to get in touch.

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  6. Managing my account: I can't login to MyCKH, what should I do?

    If you're having trouble logging in to MyCKH, you should be shown an error message that tells you what the problem is. If may be that you have made a mistake when typing your details - so double check everything before you contact us. 

    Remember, you need to register your account if you're trying to login for the first time. 

    If you've registered, but can't remember your password, it's really simple to reset it yourself. Just click the 'forgot password' button and enter your email address. 

    If you're still having issues either registering your account or logging in, send us an email with your name, address and a screenshot of the issue to customerservices@crosskeyshomes.co.uk. 

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  7. Managing my account: What's MyCKH?

    MyCKH is a secure way to manage your tenancy online. Create an account today for instant access to your current rent statement and personal details. With MyCKH you can:

    • Make a payment
    • View your rent statement 
    • Report a repair
    • Update your details
    • Request additional services.
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  8. Rent: I've lost my rent payment card, how do I order a new one?

    Talk to us between 9am and 5pm on Live Chat - just click on the 'chat live' tab at the edge of your screen or email customerservices@crosskeyshomes.co.uk to order a new card. It normally takes between 3 and 5 working days to arrive by post.

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  9. Rent: Where can I find a copy of my rent statement?

    You can view a rent statement detailing all of the transactions on your account for the last six months at anytime on the statements and charges page on MyCKH. 

    If you haven't registered yet, just use your payment reference number, date of birth and email address to activate your account. 

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  10. Repairs: How do I report a repair?

    Report a repair online via MyCKH, you can tell us about issues 24/7 and we'll get back to you within two working days.

    In an emergency, call us on 01733 385030.

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  11. Right to Acquire: what is right to acquire?

    Unfortunately, due to government guidance on non-essential travel and contact, we are suspending any new Right to Acquire applications until the government advises that non-essential travel and contact is permitted.  Applications require home visits and interviews, and therefore we are unable, at this time, to process them. We apologise for this, but the situation is unprecedented and the guidance is changing continually.

    We will be in contact with anyone who has already commenced the process, please bear with us as we try to contact all customers over the next week or so.  

     

    You might be able to buy your home using the right to acquire if you are a secure or assured tenant and have been a public sector tenant for at least three years. You might be classed as a public sector tenant if you've lived in a home provided by a local authority, the armed forces, fire service or police authority.

    Your home must be:

    • a property that was transferred to Cross Keys Homes from Peterborough City Council
    • a property that was built or acquired by Cross Keys Homes with public funds
    • a qualifying property registered with the Homes and Communities Agency as a Registered Social Landlord.

    We will be able to tell you if your home fits this criteria.

    You won't be eligible if there is a court order evicting you from your home, you are declaring bankruptcy, or your home is specifically provided for older or vulnerable people.

    The amount of discount currently available is £9,000. If you sell the property within five years of buying it, you’ll have to pay back a percentage of the discount we gave you

    If you would like to submit a right to acquire request, download and complete the right to Acquire application form.pdf  and email to customerservices@crosskeyshomes.co.uk or send to Cross Keys Homes, Shrewsbury Avenue, Peterborough PE2 7BZ.

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  12. Right to Buy: What is Right to Buy?

    Unfortunately, due to government guidance on non-essential travel and contact, we are suspending any new Right to Buy applications until the government advises that non-essential travel and contact is permitted.  Applications require home visits and interviews, and therefore we are unable, at this time, to process them. We apologise for this, but the situation is unprecedented and the guidance is changing continually.

    We will be in contact with anyone who has already commenced the process, please bear with us as we try to contact all customers over the next week or so.  

    If you were a secure tenant of Peterborough City Council at the time your property was transferred to Cross Keys Homes in October 2004, you might qualify for the Preserved Right to Buy your property. If you move to a different property owned by us, your Preserved Right to Buy will go with you to your new home.

    You don’t have the Preserved Right to Buy if:

    • You’re an assured tenant and don’t hold an assured protected tenancy
    • Your home is rented to you in relation to your employment
    • The courts have issued a possession order for you to leave you home
    • You are undergoing bankruptcy proceedings
    • You live in housing specially provided for older people and, in certain cases, disabled people.

    Download a  Right to Buy Application Form.pdf[pdf] 571KB and the Right to Buy Guide.pdf[pdf].

    If you're not eligible for Right to Buy, you might be able to buy your home using the Right to Acquire.

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  13. Support: Can you help me with Universal Credit and other money questions?

    Our Money Advice Service offers free, confidential support with money matters – including Universal Credit, benefits, budgeting and debt management. To get in touch, login and complete our simple money advice form on MyCKH.

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  14. Tenancy agreement: can I keep a pet?

    In the majority of cases, you do not need our permission to keep a pet in your home.

    A pet is classified as a domestic animal such as cats, dogs and guinea pigs. Farm animals, such as goats, donkeys and pigs are not considered to be pets and cannot be kept in your home or garden.

    Any animal living at your property must not cause a nuisance or pose a health and safety risk to your neighbours or any visitors to your home. We have the right to ask you to re-home an animal that is causing a nuisance or poses a health and safety risk. 

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  15. Tenancy agreement: How can I view my tenancy agreement?

    You can request a copy of your tenancy agreement at any time using the useful services page on MyCKH. Just login and complete the quick form. Our Customer Services team will aim to email you a copy within two working days of receiving your request.

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  16. Tenancy agreement: What are my rights and responsibilities?

    Your rights and responsibilities are explained in detail in your tenancy agreement that you signed before you moved in.

    We expect you to:

    • Pay your rent in full and on time

    • Keep your home in good repair

    • Be a respectful neighbour.

    In return, you can expect us to:

    • Be a responsible landlord who prioritises your safety

    • Maintain your home through our repairs service

    • Offer support and advice to help you manage your tenancy

    • Make it easy for you to pay your rent online, over the phone or in person.

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We're here for you

We may be working differently at the moment, but we’re still here to help you in any way we can. 

From collecting prescription medication to helping with benefit applications, we’re working with our customers to make sure everyone has the support they need.

Our Be Kind fund is here to help our customers who are struggling with the impact of Covid-19.

If you need help, please complete our Be Kind form and a member of the team will contact you.