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New housing sector report looks at equality and diversity in Yorkshire

New housing sector report looks at equality and diversity in Yorkshire

Equality, diversity and inclusion is important to us at Yorkshire Housing. One of our values is ‘be yourself’ and we want all customers and colleagues to feel accepted and included.  This is why we’ve taken part in an equality and diversity survey along with 21 other...

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...

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...

Community news

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

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...

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...

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...

Other

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 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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