Yorkshire Housing News
A £5.5 million housing development is set to breathe new life into the site of a former iron works in Halifax.Energy and regeneration specialist ENGIE has been appointed by Yorkshire Housing to create the 46 new homes on the former Titan Works site, more...
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...
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...
Yorkshire Housing's neighbourhoods team is helping residents in a North Yorkshire town run their own services.Staff at the housing association's Skipton hub have joined forces with county council officials and local residents to deliver a Stronger...read more
A successful new recycling scheme in Huddersfield has been celebrated by Yorkshire Housing staff and customers.The project, which launched two months ago, has seen recycling rates soar among tenants on Smithy Lane in the town's Moldgreen area.They joined...read more
Thanks to one of our neighbourhood officers, a family in Bradford has a new home to enjoy in the new year. Nikki Peacock, along with her three daughters, eight-year-old Scarlette, Olivia, aged six, and little Gracie-Mae, who is seven months old, were given...read more
Dodgy costumes, make-up as thick as treacle and dubious musical numbers – yes panto season is here. Staff at Sherwood Court in Wakefield put together their own “Yorkshire-style” version of the popular classic Cinderella to entertain their residents this...
Antisocial behaviour policies were the focus of a tenant discussion last week to gather views on their effectiveness and how they can be improved. Yorkshire Housing held the focus group last Monday to see where we could make some changes that would be most...
Two Yorkshire Housing tenants got the chance to put their stamp on the future of social housing by contributing to a government consultant last month with the Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Heather Wheeler. Alyson Evans from Skipton and Steve Mackenzie from...
Thanks to a partnership between our home improvement agency South team and the Police and Crime Commissioner, the feeling of safety is being given back to people through extra home security measures. The measures are identified by police officers who,...
Yorkshire Housing’s Swale home improvement agency has helped a former Gurkha and his wife to rest well in Catterick Garrison after they were found to be sleeping on a mattress on the bedroom floor. Former Gurkha Gajurman Rai, aged 74, joined the British...
Yorkshire Housing’s Home Improvement Agencies (HIAs) covering Sheffield, Barnsley and Rotherham support
customers to keep warm during cold weather. The service helped customer Wendy Hiles from Stocksbridge, Sheffield with a new boiler to escape the winter ‘beast from the east’ freezing cold weather.
Yorkshire Housing has been highly commended in the large employer of the year category at the government-backed National Apprenticeship Awards – after winning the Yorkshire, Humber and North East regional category.
Yorkshire Housing has been shortlisted at this year's HR Distinction Awards in the Leading Transformational Change category.The HR Distinction Awards on May 9 celebrate the most creative and engaging company projects as well as the inspirational rising...read more
National Apprenticeship Week runs from 4 to 8 March and this year the theme will be "Blaze a trail – Fire It Up", showcasing how apprentices bring new energy and passion into any businesses. Yorkshire Housing will celebrate the success of their...read more
Customers on our Customer Voice Panel not only get to have their say on a range of topics from antisocial behaviour to performance information, but they also earn points for their time.The Customer Voice Panel is a really valuable way for Yorkshire Housing...read more
Simon Scott, a Yorkshire Housing tenant, has been putting his engineering background to good use by creating an innovative potential solution to the supply of clean, cheap, sustainable energy through his company Clean Ocean Energy.Simon’s design utilises...read more
Yorkshire Housing has successfully secured grant funding to provide a further 1,300 new homes for shared ownership, affordable rent and significantly new social rent. The funding is part of the Homes England announcement on its latest round of housing...read more
There’s talk of bad weather ahead. So we’ve put together some top tips from Yorkshire Housing’s homeworks team to help you deal with any surprises over the coming months. Here are the top repairs reported during 2018’s “Beast from the East” and tips on how...read more