Cardiff Community Housing Association (CCHA) has appointed experienced social housing professional Martin Ford, as its new Head of Repairs Transformation.

CCHA’s Director of Assets and Property, Jonathon Jones, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Martin to our team.  Providing tenants with an excellent repairs service is one of our highest priorities. Martin will continue with the repairs transformation work that our property services team have already begun.

“It’s clear that Martin shares CCHA’s community-based values and vision and he makes a tremendous contribution to the team as we continue to deal with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.”

Martin said of his new role: “I’m so pleased to be joining CCHA at a time of positive change. Having worked in Maintenance and Assets over the last 10 years, I look forward to bringing my experience of improving services, as well as utilising my performance management experience. As a TPAS Board member I also come with my tenant focus approach in which I look forward to meeting with tenants to understand what service they would like. My key objective is to ensure we deliver the services in the best way we can and become one of Cardiff’s leading landlords of choice.”

Editors notes:


Martin has worked in Housing for more than 13 years, He began his career as a Performance Manager which allowed him to gain a full understanding of the sector very quickly, as well as all departments within a Housing Association. He worked on improving performance for all areas of the business within a specialist BAME housing association before he moved into Asset Management in Knightstone Housing Association. Martin’s recent move to us is from Cadwyn Housing Association where he was the Head of Property and Maintenance, in which he managed Assets and the Maintenance service including CanDo Contractors. Martin is also a Board Director for TPAS and comes with a balanced focus of People and Property.