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HIAs support domestic abuse victims

Staff at Yorkshire Housing's Home Improvement Agency (HIA) in Sheffield are working to keep victims of domestic violence safe. They began a partnership fitting security measures at the homes of sufferers from August 1 after being part of a successful bid...

Free tablet devices for older people

Older people on a Leeds estate managed by Yorkshire Housing received free tablet devices after finishing an IT course. Residents in the Swarcliffe estate were presented with Amazon Fire tablets for successfully completing the training recently. They live...

Helping our 1,000th customer

Yorkshire Housing community investment service are celebrating how they have helped 1,000 customers into employment, self-employment, training or volunteering. Their three year target was to help 1,000 customers, but they hit the target 9 months...

Community news

Teens host party for elderly Leeds residents

Young people from schools across Leeds held a party for residents at Yorkshire Housing's Parkfield Court scheme. The 10 teenagers organised the event on Monday, August 12, at the sheltered housing scheme in Seacroft as a part of their National Citizen...

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HIAs support domestic abuse victims

Staff at Yorkshire Housing's Home Improvement Agency (HIA) in Sheffield are working to keep victims of domestic violence safe. They began a partnership fitting security measures at the homes of sufferers from August 1 after being part of a successful bid...

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Free tablet devices for older people

Older people on a Leeds estate managed by Yorkshire Housing received free tablet devices after finishing an IT course. Residents in the Swarcliffe estate were presented with Amazon Fire tablets for successfully completing the training recently. They live...

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Customer stories

Teens host party for elderly Leeds residents

Young people from schools across Leeds held a party for residents at Yorkshire Housing's Parkfield Court scheme. The 10 teenagers organised the event on Monday, August 12, at the sheltered housing scheme in Seacroft as a part of their National Citizen...

Customer Voice Panel – Annual Performance Report survey

We have had some great feedback from our Customer Voice Panel survey regarding our Annual Performance Report. For example, 76 per cent of respondents would like to see the amount spent on repairs, the number of day-to-day repairs and the overall...

HIAs support domestic abuse victims

Staff at Yorkshire Housing's Home Improvement Agency (HIA) in Sheffield are working to keep victims of domestic violence safe. They began a partnership fitting security measures at the homes of sufferers from August 1 after being part of a successful bid...

Services

Home electrics successfully revamped

Yorkshire Housing’s Electrical Compliance team have just finished a five-year programme of inspection and testing of our properties – a full sweep of the housing stock.Paul Simpson, from the housing association’s compliance team, reports that Yorkshire...

Making things easier for you

Head of customer experience Gavin Hoban gives customers a sneak preview in the article below of the ways we’re planning to improve our services, what this will mean for you and how you can get involved. A big part of my role is managing complaints, so I’m...

What’s cooking in our homeworks department?

The homeworks planned delivery team are revelling in their success over the past year and now they have expanded to a second team. Both teams are continuing to provide an excellent service in producing new kitchens and bathrooms for customers and the team...

Apprenticeships

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

Making swift work of nesting boxes

Yorkshire Housing have been doing their bit to help with the survival of the Swift, an enigmatic bird that spends most of its life in the air- Swifts feed, drink, bath and even sleep on the wing, only landing to nest. The species has always relied on...

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‘Thats TV York’ help in call for York volunteers

Our volunteer coordinator Helen Bannister spoke to local TV cable channel That’s TV York in a bid to recruit more volunteers for Yorkshire Housing in the area.Helen Bannister, Yorkshire Housing volunteer coordinator said: “Our volunteering scheme is open...

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Yorkshire Housing customers win BBC food award

Two Yorkshire Housing customers, Carol Mercer and Carys Roberts, have won the BBC Cook of the Year Award for the BBC Food & Farming Awards Finals 2019.In 2016 the two intrepid former nurses decided to set up a lunch club called Neville’s Kitchen at the...

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Help to start specialist hair salon

Yorkshire Housing customer Tabitha gave up a successful modelling career and decided to take a complete change of direction following the tragic loss of her good friend to cancer. She saw how hair loss as a result of radiation therapy affected the...

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