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About Melin Homes

We are a housing association providing over 4,500 affordable properties to people in south-east Wales, across five local authorities.

We exist to create opportunities for people and for communities to thrive.

We’re a forward-thinking organisation, big enough for you to make a difference but small enough to care. Every one of us is passionate about making a difference to people's lives. By joining our team of over 250 people, you will always be aware that your hard work makes a genuine and positive difference.

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Melin Homes is the group parent and a Mutual Society, registered with the Financial Conduct Authority, that operates to Charitable Rules. Melin provides and manages affordable housing across five local authority areas. Melin Homes is the sole trustee of the Henry Burton Almshouse Society and the Roger Williams and Queen Victoria Memorial Almshouse Society.

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Candleston Limited is a subsidiary of Melin Homes, created to deliver high quality sustainable homes of all tenure, including for outright sale. Profit is reinvested back into communities and to help Melin achieve its charitable objectives.

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Y Prentis

Y Prentis is an independent company, jointly owned by Melin Homes and Monmouthshire County Council. Y Prentis runs the South-east Wales shared apprenticeship scheme in partnership with Construction Skills and its industry members.