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Yorkshire Housing quiz raises money for Alzheimer’s Society

Yorkshire Housing quiz raises money for Alzheimer’s Society

Yorkshire Housing has raised nearly £350 so far for the Alzheimer's Society by holding an interactive online quiz inspired by the TV game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Chief executive Nick Atkin hosted the event with colleagues on Wednesday evening – which...

Restarting our services

Restarting our services

We’re pleased to let you know that we’re restarting some of our services which were suspended due to the coronavirus. As you can imagine, not being able to deliver services such as general repairs means we’ve a backlog of work. We’ve put plans in place to deal with...

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 bring cheer to NHS workers

Yorkshire Housing bring cheer to NHS workers

Pictured above is a small selection of the items donated by Yorkshire Housing residents to frontline NHS workers Yorkshire Housing staff helped vulnerable older people present food hampers packed with essentials plus a cash donation to frontline NHS workers. Residents...

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Yorkshire Housing supporting customer mental health

Yorkshire Housing supporting customer mental health

Yorkshire Housing is taking positive action to tackle mental health problems experienced by customers during the coronavirus lockdown. Staff at the Leeds-based housing association have access to a range of safeguarding procedures. This includes tailored advice for...

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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...

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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...

Yorkshire Housing bring cheer to NHS workers

Yorkshire Housing bring cheer to NHS workers

Pictured above is a small selection of the items donated by Yorkshire Housing residents to frontline NHS workers Yorkshire Housing staff helped vulnerable older people present food hampers packed with essentials plus a cash donation to frontline NHS workers. Residents...

Yorkshire Housing supporting customer mental health

Yorkshire Housing supporting customer mental health

Yorkshire Housing is taking positive action to tackle mental health problems experienced by customers during the coronavirus lockdown. Staff at the Leeds-based housing association have access to a range of safeguarding procedures. This includes tailored advice for...

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Yorkshire Housing pioneering Together with Tenants

Yorkshire Housing pioneering Together with Tenants

Together with Tenants is a great opportunity for Yorkshire Housing as we look to achieve our vision. A key part of this strategy is the following: “Everyone should have the opportunity to live in a quality home they can afford.” We are committed to delivering a great...

New technology to speed up repairs

New technology to speed up repairs

New technology will help Yorkshire Housing improve the customer experience of repairs and renovations. The housing association’s asset management system is to be streamlined later this year – bringing with it improvements in service delivery. Asset management is a key...

Committee helps keep Yorkshire Housing on track

Committee helps keep Yorkshire Housing on track

Yorkshire Housing makes itself available for scrutiny from the people we serve – our customers. In this blog, Customer Service Committee member Amy Green (pictured below) details the work she and her colleagues do to make sure we keep our services on track.My name’s...

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Yorkshire Housing COVID-19 service update

Yorkshire Housing COVID-19 service update

We have taken a number of decisions that put the safety of our customers and colleagues first. Like most social housing providers, we have scaled back some services in line with the government’s social distancing guidance. These will be reviewed as restrictions are...

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It’s Apprenticeship Week at Yorkshire Housing

It’s Apprenticeship Week at Yorkshire Housing

National Apprenticeship Week runs from February 3 to 9 this year. The theme is “Look Beyond” and supports the aims of the Fire It Up campaign in reaching out to and celebrating the value of apprenticeships and the range of apprenticeships on offer. Throughout National...

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New system alert– what it means for customers

New system alert– what it means for customers

Today (February 3) we’re launching a new IT system and colleagues across customer services are moving into new roles. This is the start of a series of changes which will mean we can offer a better service to you. However, over the next couple of weeks, as we move over...

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94-year-old wins talent competition

94-year-old wins talent competition

Resident Eric Robinson showed he is still note-worthy at a talent competition at a Yorkshire Housing scheme in Wakefield. Eric, 94, (pictured) won the festive contest, which was held just before Christmas at Sherwood Court, by singing Are You Lonesome Tonight and...

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Flooding advice for customers

Flooding advice for customers

Customer safety and well-being is a top priority at Yorkshire Housing – and to that end we have important advice in the event of flooding. More bad weather is predicted in addition to the severe flood warnings that are still in place for the region. Please take care...

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