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YH Business Analyst creates a solar-powered home office!

YH Business Analyst creates a solar-powered home office!

While we’ve been busy setting Yorkshire Housing’s company goals to lower carbon emissions, our team are getting in on the action too! Our Business Analyst Emma Bremner has set her own environmental off grid plans for the future. And as the heat wave continues, Emma is...

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Launch of South Yorkshire Housing Partnership

Launch of South Yorkshire Housing Partnership

A new partnership aiming to raise the profile and combined contribution of housing associations across South Yorkshire has been launched.  The 11 main housing associations  working across the region have to come together as the  South Yorkshire Housing Partnership...

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Yorkshire Housing complete £250,000 retrofit project

Yorkshire Housing complete £250,000 retrofit project

Work to retrofit thirty houses and flats with heat pumps and solar panels in the Craven area has been completed.   Work started on properties in Skipton, Burton-In-Lonsdale, Clapham and Horton-In-Ribblesdale in March.   As part of the project solar panels have been...

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Yorkshire Housing apprentice wins top award

Yorkshire Housing apprentice wins top award

Yorkshire Housing apprentice Muhammad Uddin has scooped a top prize at the inaugural WY Apprenticeship Awards held in Bradford on Thursday 9 June. The awards celebrated the work of apprentices throughout the county and was hosted by The Yorkshire Evening Post, in...

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A very Yorkshire partnership takes off

A very Yorkshire partnership takes off

Yorkshire Air Ambulance has been named as our Charity of the Year for 2022 following a vote by 700 colleagues. Business analyst Mo Rahman put forward Yorkshire Air Ambulance after he witnessed the brilliant work they do. The charity rescued his friend when he fell...

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Prospectus launched to bring new homes to South Yorkshire

Prospectus launched to bring new homes to South Yorkshire

A group of housing associations, including Yorkshire Housing, have launched a Prospectus to put the housing needs of South Yorkshire at the heart of devolution and improve lives across the region. The South Yorkshire Housing Prospectus has been produced by 12 housing...

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125 affordable homes given approval for site in Huddersfield

125 affordable homes given approval for site in Huddersfield

  A major project in Linthwaite, Huddersfield, to build 125 high quality, eco-friendly affordable homes has been given the go-ahead by planners. Casey have been granted permission to build on the site at the former Broad Oak Farm. The £22 million project is being...

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Local MP visits £24 million housing scheme in Boroughbridge

Local MP visits £24 million housing scheme in Boroughbridge

  We welcomed the Member of Parliament for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Andrew Jones MP, to our £24 million development at Castle Locke, Knaresborough on Friday 4th February.  Mr Jones was joined by Yorkshire Housing Chief Executive Nick Atkin, Executive Director...

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West Yorkshire Housing Partnership reaches major milestone

West Yorkshire Housing Partnership reaches major milestone

  The Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin, met with Yorkshire Housing and other members of the West Yorkshire Housing Partnership today as they published their first annual report. The report highlights the important work being done to put housing front and...

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Yorkshire Housing celebrates 1,500 new home milestone

Yorkshire Housing celebrates 1,500 new home milestone

We’re “well chuffed” to announce we’ve finished building our 1,500th new home since we pledged to build 8,000 affordable homes by 2030. That’s despite challenges across the sector caused by the pandemic.  We hit the milestone at our Long Lee development in Keighley,...

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Christmas period

Christmas period

Our customer experience centre will be closed over the Christmas period. To report emergency repairs 24/7 or make a payment to your rent account you can call 0345 366 4404. For all non-emergencies and online home enquiries reported over the festive period, we'll get...

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We’ve changed our repairs policy

We’ve changed our repairs policy

We‘ve made some changes to our repairs policy. This means that some repairs will take longer than before. Here’s an overview of what has changed and why.  Emergency repairs  These are repairs that we complete within 4 hours. Emergency repairs include urgent issues...

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Money coaches save customer almost £35,000

Money coaches save customer almost £35,000

  Our fabulous money coaches have helped one customer claim almost £35,000 in backdated payments from the Department of Work and Pensions.  Our money and tenancy coaching service helps to support customers who are finding it hard to manage their money, find work...

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Customer annual report 2020/21

Customer annual report 2020/21

Everything we do is about making it possible for our customers to have a place they’re proud to call home. Our customer annual report looks at an all-round view of how we’re doing. From repairs stats and how many customer visits our help at hand service did, right...

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Watch out for the fraudsters!

Watch out for the fraudsters!

Would you know how to spot and stop a potential scam? During lockdown the numbers of people being scammed increased dramatically, sadly with older and vulnerable people are being deliberately targeted. Fraudsters use a wide range of scams and trickery to con people,...

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Building more homes in Ripon Road

Building more homes in Ripon Road

Yorkshire Housing, along with Space Homes are working with Vistry to deliver the £8.7m Ripon Road development, which will have 73 homes in total, consisting of 37 affordable homes and 36 for sale. The new development has been created to boost the area’s affordable...

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Work starts on over a hundred new homes in Menston

Work starts on over a hundred new homes in Menston

  Work's started on 113 new affordable homes in popular Wharfedale village Menston. Yorkshire-based contractor Tolent was awarded a £17.7m contract back in June. The team is now on site to deliver a mix of two, three and four-bedroom homes. Supported by Homes...

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Customers join day of action at Concorde Mews

Customers join day of action at Concorde Mews

  Yesterday, Yorkshire Housing colleagues joined forces with customers at Concorde Mews in Doncaster to improve the area and make it a better place to live. Earlier this year customers living at Concorde Mews got in touch to let us know they weren’t happy with a...

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Yorkshire Housing shortlisted for Innovation Award

Yorkshire Housing shortlisted for Innovation Award

Our wonderful innovation team have been shortlisted for the first ever Inside Housing Innovation Award. Our proposed smart homes pilot scheme will remotely monitor boilers, so engineers know exactly what's wrong before they arrive. This means fewer visits, less...

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Our community independence grant is back

Our community independence grant is back

We’ve loved reopening our community centres over the past few weeks. We know a lot of you have missed taking part in community activities so it’s great to see you reunited and back in action.   We also understand that getting back up and running again isn’t simple for...

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Yorkshire Housing to support Government’s resettlement plan

Yorkshire Housing to support Government’s resettlement plan

  We’re saddened by the ongoing situation in Afghanistan. We’re working closely with local councils right across Yorkshire as part of a co-ordinated effort to provide support to families affected by the ongoing events in Afghanistan. We are in close conversation...

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Yorkshire Housing joins new anti-racism movement

Yorkshire Housing joins new anti-racism movement

We’ve pledged our full support to a new anti-racism movement being launched today by the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership and the West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit. The movement has been created to proactively challenge racism across all...

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Topping Out ceremony marks major milestone

Topping Out ceremony marks major milestone

A ‘topping out’ ceremony organised by local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East and Yorkshire Housing, has marked the final brick being laid at Orange House - a new collection of affordable homes at David Wilson Homes’ The Chocolate Works development....

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West Yorkshire’s first Mayor chats to Yorkshire Housing

West Yorkshire’s first Mayor chats to Yorkshire Housing

The election of Tracy Brabin as the first West Yorkshire mayor marks a new chapter for the region. She’s joined us for a special bonus episode of our Raising the roof podcast alongside Helen Lennon, Chair of the West Yorkshire Housing Partnership, and our Chief...

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Green living at Titan Works

Green living at Titan Works

Residents of a new affordable housing development on the site of a former iron works in Boothtown, Halifax, are settling into their new homes. Yorkshire Housing has partnered with EQUANS to create the 46-home Titan Works development on the land on Claremount Road,...

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Building new affordable homes in York

Building new affordable homes in York

The construction of 69 affordable homes in York is almost complete. Planning permission was granted in 2019 and we began building work last summer on the scheme at Hull Road, York. The development will provide a mix of Rent to Buy, Shared Ownership and Affordable Rent...

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Pen pal scheme connects residents

Pen pal scheme connects residents

In celebration of World Friendship Day 2021 (30 July) we’re sharing news about our new pen pal scheme which has been connecting older residents and helping them beat isolation.   Customers from Sheffield, York,  Bradford and Barnsley have formed new friendships...

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