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Covid recovery roadmap

Covid recovery roadmap

It’s been a long and winding road over the last year with many COVID-19 ups and downs. With the government roadmap for lifting restrictions in place, we’re looking at what this means for our services. Check out the services we’re delivering now and we have also listed...

Yorkshire Housing Cuts Its Gender Pay Gap

Yorkshire Housing Cuts Its Gender Pay Gap

We’ve cut our average gender pay gap by 8.35%, from 9.5% to 1.15%. The median (middle) gender pay gap, influenced by the distribution of men and women in roles with different levels of pay, has also been cut from 14.7% to -0.94%.   Our evolution to a fully flexible...

Yorkshire Housing Appoints New Executive Directors

Yorkshire Housing Appoints New Executive Directors

Yorkshire Housing has announced appointments to two new Executive Director roles as part of a shakeup of its Leadership Team. Cath Owston has been appointed as Executive Director Customer Experience and Andy Gamble is the new Executive Director Growth and Assets. The...

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Yorkshire Housing scheme benefitting vulnerable customers

Yorkshire Housing scheme benefitting vulnerable customers

Yorkshire Housing’s Customer Assistance Scheme is making a real difference to people’s lives at this difficult time – with befriending calls earning rave reviews. Staff have made 2,685 calls to 721 customers plus a further 5,723 welfare calls to date. And they are...

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Yorkshire Housing’s grass cutting services resume

Yorkshire Housing’s grass cutting services resume

Yorkshire Housing is due to restart grass cutting services from this week. The service will be provided in a way that is safe for both colleagues and customers under the current COVID-19 lockdown. This will be a grass cutting service only at first. This is because...

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Yorkshire Housing makes foodbank campaign donation

Yorkshire Housing makes foodbank campaign donation

Yorkshire Housing has donated £25,000 to kick-start a fundraising drive will help foodbanks supply much-needed essentials to people hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The cash is for the More than Homes campaign – which launched today (Tue) and aims to raise an initial...

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Customer stories

Coronavirus: What we learned

Coronavirus: What we learned

As most news pieces about coronavirus begin, we have to start with saying how suddenly lockdown came upon us. It was unbelievable in a way, with none of us ever having experienced this before.  At Yorkshire Housing, we went full steam ahead to respond to the lockdown...

Domestic abuse resources now available in 17 languages

Domestic abuse resources now available in 17 languages

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, we’re still seeing a high level of domestic abuse across the UK. Domestic Abuse charity Refuge has reported a 25 per cent increase in the number of calls as many of those affected continue to be trapped at home with their...

Services

Yorkshire Housing scheme benefitting vulnerable customers

Yorkshire Housing scheme benefitting vulnerable customers

Yorkshire Housing’s Customer Assistance Scheme is making a real difference to people’s lives at this difficult time – with befriending calls earning rave reviews. Staff have made 2,685 calls to 721 customers plus a further 5,723 welfare calls to date. And they are...

Yorkshire Housing’s grass cutting services resume

Yorkshire Housing’s grass cutting services resume

Yorkshire Housing is due to restart grass cutting services from this week. The service will be provided in a way that is safe for both colleagues and customers under the current COVID-19 lockdown. This will be a grass cutting service only at first. This is because...

Yorkshire Housing helps sufferers of domestic abuse

Yorkshire Housing helps sufferers of domestic abuse

Yorkshire Housing is helping victims of domestic violence with measures that protect those in danger during the coronavirus pandemic. Support from the Leeds-based housing association includes vacant homes being made available to customers who need alternative...

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship Week at Yorkshire Housing

Apprenticeship Week at Yorkshire Housing

It’s great that the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week is taking place from 8 to 14 February 2021, this year the theme is #BuildTheFuture. Because of Covid-19 much of it will take place on line, we want to use the week as a platform to come together and...

Welcome to our new apprentices!

Welcome to our new apprentices!

Welcome to our new apprentices! Following our highly successful apprenticeship recruitment campaign in the summer, we are delighted to welcome our new apprentices.Charlotte Thristan (Digital Content Producer Apprentice) "In my first week at YH I have been stuck...

Apprentice Neil wins basketball gold

Apprentice Neil wins basketball gold

Yorkshire Housing apprentice Neil Hartley won gold with Team GB at the Special Olympics last month.Neil, 21, was part of the squad that beat the USA 26-20 in the basketball final in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.The Bradford-born defensive ace is a...

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Covid recovery roadmap

Covid recovery roadmap

It’s been a long and winding road over the last year with many COVID-19 ups and downs. With the government roadmap for lifting restrictions in place, we’re looking at what this means for our services. Check out the services we’re delivering now and we have also listed...

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Yorkshire Housing Appoints New Executive Directors

Yorkshire Housing Appoints New Executive Directors

Yorkshire Housing has announced appointments to two new Executive Director roles as part of a shakeup of its Leadership Team. Cath Owston has been appointed as Executive Director Customer Experience and Andy Gamble is the new Executive Director Growth and Assets. The...

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Our New Brand

Our New Brand

Our New Brand Our new brand is here, so say see you later to our wonky hashtag. You’ll see changes to our social media, our colleagues wearing new uniforms, our vans will have a makeover, and the ID cards will get a new look. Don’t worry we haven’t forgotten the...

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Apprenticeship Week at Yorkshire Housing

Apprenticeship Week at Yorkshire Housing

It’s great that the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week is taking place from 8 to 14 February 2021, this year the theme is #BuildTheFuture. Because of Covid-19 much of it will take place on line, we want to use the week as a platform to come together and...

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New appointments to our Board of Directors

New appointments to our Board of Directors

Yorkshire Housing has announced the appointment of four new board members. The four new board members bring with them over 50 years combined experience across a variety of business areas. Isabel Hunt has nearly 20 years’ executive level experience in service design,...

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Key development site acquired in Knaresborough

Key development site acquired in Knaresborough

Yorkshire Housing has acquired an 18-acre development site on Boroughbridge Road in Knaresborough, where it now plans to build 120 homes that will be available through a wide range of ownership options. Dacre, Son & Hartley’s specialist agricultural and...

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