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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...

Yorkshire Housing customer shortlisted for Women in Housing Award

Yorkshire Housing customer shortlisted for Women in Housing Award

  An inspirational Yorkshire Housing customer has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award. Tracey Tucker, who lives in Barnsley, has been a Yorkshire Housing customer for eight years and will be among the nominees for Committee Member of the Year at the...

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Say hi to our new Customer Voice and Review Committee

Say hi to our new Customer Voice and Review Committee

Our Customer Voice and Review Committee is growing! Six customers recently joined the committee as new members and this month we held our first official meeting. The committee is here to make sure the customer voice is always heard and at all levels in Yorkshire...

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Ridge Close day of action

Ridge Close day of action

We’ve been busy working with customers at Ridge Close in Huddersfield to improve the area and make it a better place to live. Earlier this year customers living at Ridge Close got in touch to let us know they weren’t happy with a few things. So, we sent a survey to...

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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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Customer stories

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...

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...

Smart homes pilot secures funding after Inside Housing award win

Smart homes pilot secures funding after Inside Housing award win

  We’re delighted to announce that our smart homes pilot has won the first ever Inside Housing Innovation Award following a public vote. The win will see us awarded £10,000 to install smart technology to customers’ homes. The award was set up to recognise social...

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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...

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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