Get involved

Getting involved in your housing service makes a real difference to your community.

There are lots of ways to get involved no matter how much time you have. We really value your input. You just need to be:

  • a Salix Homes customer
  • enthusiastic
  • keen to be involved at the heart of Salix Homes
  • keen to make a difference to how we deliver our services

Why get involved?

  • have your say about how we deliver our services
  • learn more about us and what we do
  • gain new skills, knowledge, and experience to boost your CV and help you get a job
  • meet new people
  • improve your confidence

How do I get involved?

Whatever your time commitment there are lots of ways you can get involved and have your say.

Our Board

Our board members:

  • shape services for customers
  • challenge how we spend our money
  • oversee our investment programme to improve homes and communities across Salford

Our Customer Committee

The Committee works with the Board to make sure we meet our customers’ expectations.

Our scrutiny pool

Our scrutiny pool is a group of customers who complete scrutiny tasks on a one-off, paid basis. They:

  • complete scrutiny work commissioned by our Customer Committee
  • get involved in focus groups and paid surveys

We currently have over 50 members of our scrutiny pool.

Download the latest Scrutiny Report

Become a Community Connector

Community Connectors engage with us at a very local neighbourhood level.

Connectors are our eyes and ears and act as a link between us and the wider community.

We currently have over 100 community connectors.

Join our High-Rise Living Forum

The forum is used to:

  • let customers know about refurbishment works
  • gather opinions on how to improve high-rise living

Customers can suggest topics they would like to see at the forum meetings.

Join our Leasehold Forum

The forum is used to work with leaseholders on issues specific to them.

Join Boost4Youth


  • is a youth panel of people aged 14-17
  • manages a budget of £10,000 for funding youth projects



  • Download

    Scrutiny Report December 2020

    PDF document, 549KB