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    • Homes to Rent or Buy | York Housing Association | Yorkshire

      Providing a strong foundation for life Customer Portal Keep up to date with your rent. Report repairs or issues you may have. Find a Home Find a home to rent or buy York Housing Association is all about providing foundations, about the importance of a home for enabling people to lead successful lives. We believe having a strong foundation offers the possibility for people to develop the life they want, and this is the opportunity we aspire to offer all our customers. Read More... Jobs Come and join our new team We are looking for an Older Persons Support Worker We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual to undertake the new post of Older Persons Support Worker within the Housing Support Services Team. Read more Coronavirus Update Following the Government’s announcement on Monday, York Housing Association are still operating. Although our offices remain closed, we are still working remotely and are here to help you. Ring our Customer Relationship Advisors on 01904 636061 09:00-17:00 Monday to Friday. Read More... Warm Home Discount Did you know, if you are on benefits or low income, you can go online and apply for a “Warm Home Discount”. You could get £140 off your utility bills or if using a key meter, it will be added to your card. And it won’t affect your cold weather payment or your winter fuel payment. It’s a Government scheme, go to the website and look for ‘warm home discount’. Your supplier will also be able to help you. www.gov.uk Latest News York in Bloom 2020, The Year we Stayed at Home 13 Write a comment 1 Are you an EU resident and concerned about your right to remain in the UK after Brexit? 9 Write a comment YHA’s COVID 19 questionnaire 6 Write a comment What our Tenants think about us... ​ “I have been here for 20 years and although the staff have changed the service has remained consistently good.” Mr R from York Join Us YHA are looking for dynamic, dedicated individuals to join our team Read More... Newsletter Latest Issue of the YHA Newsletter Annual Report The latest YHA Annual Report Customer Survey The latest results from our most recent survey Supported living for the over 55's at Auden House Read More...

    • Procurement | York Housing Association | York

      Procurement York Housing Association is committed to delivering the very best value for money for our customers. We understand that we need to deliver high-quality services as economically as possible. To ensure that we find the right balance between cost and quality, the goods, services and works that we buy are subject to a set of rigorous rules that govern the way we appoint suppliers and contractors. ​ To make sure that we are constantly delivering value for money, our procurement team works closely with all of our staff to make sure our contracts are the best that they can be. We make sure that the suppliers and contractors we deal with are capable, have the right attitude and are financially sound. We also ask that they’re committed to preserving the environment and helping our local communities. All major suppliers and contractors are asked during the procurement process to demonstrate that they are committed to eradicating slavery and human trafficking. If we feel that a potential partner is not making positive steps in this field, they will be not considered for the contract in question. If you are interested in working with York Housing Association, or delivering services on our behalf, please register your company details on our eTendering portal . here All open opportunities will be advertised via our eTendering portal, on and in , where applicable. Any current opportunities can be found . Contracts Finder OJEU here When York Housing Association instruct you to supply us with goods or services via a purchase order, our standard terms and conditions will apply. Templates PDF.pdf

    • Board Members | Yorkha

      Our Board Members Steve Secker Chair of The Board Steve has wide experience of housebuilding development, Project Management, Finance, IT, Risk Management and Corporate Social Responsibility. He is an MBA qualified Chartered Accountant. Steve worked for McCarthy & Stone... READ MORE Mike Newbury Vice Chair Mike is a qualified accountant and has worked extensively in the fields of audit and independent reviews of public sector organisations across England. He is currently a Director at the... READ MORE Paul Fiddaman Chief Executive of Karbon Homes Paul is the Group Chief Executive of Karbon Homes. Prior to the creation of Karbon Homes, Paul served as Group Chief Executive of the Isos Group. He had previously been Deputy Chief Executive from 1st October 2014 when Cestria Housing became a part of the Isos Housing Group. Paul joined... READ MORE Mike Wills ​ Mike joined the Board in February 2016. He is a Chartered Accountant and started his career working within National Government for the Inland Revenue and the Treasury. After some years... READ MORE Pat Southgate Pat is a recently retired nurse of 44 years, the last 30 years as a Public Health nurse, working directly with families and their communities. She has worked at a strategic level in several large health organisations, including the Nursing Midwifery Council, the regulatory organisation for nursing in Great Britain. READ MORE Steven Waddington Steve has worked in housing for over 25 years and during his career has been responsible for all areas of housing management, maintenance and the wider strategic housing functions - including delivery of affordable housing, homelessness and private sector housing regulation and enforcement. READ MORE Carol Mctaggart Carol is the Group Director of Development for the Clanmil Housing Group, a registered Housing Association based in NI. She has extensive property development experience working within the social housing arena... READ MORE Shahida Iqbal With over 10 years' experience training in the public, private and third sectors, Shahida has extensive experience working with staff at all levels of leadership and management in a range of industries and sectors - from blue-chip companies to the Home Office. She has a proven track record in... READ MORE Customer Portal Keep up to date with your rent. Report repairs or issues you may have. Find a Home Find a home to rent or buy "They would have to buy a magic wand and wave it around to make things any better. I just can't fault the service I receive. I am a very satisfied resident." Mr A from York

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    • York in Bloom 2020, The Year we Stayed at Home

      York Housing Associations annual York in Bloom 2020 was unlike any other year we have had before. Normally the event would be held over a week in Summer - housing staff would flurry around York, North and West Yorkshire, and the East Riding, looking at gardens, hanging baskets, and gardens on a plate taking photos and nominating all those wonderful examples for awards and trophies. We didn’t have as many entries this year, but we weren’t let down and below you will see photos of the winning garden. Our winner this year for York Housing in Bloom 2020 is Mark Speak of York, who wins a £25 voucher - Mark, we hope you enjoy your prize. Next year we hope things will be a bit more normal and housing staff will be able to venture out and take photos without masks and PPE to keep them safe. In the meantime we thought we would share some of the previous winners’ gardens which may give you some inspiration to enter York Housing Association in Bloom 2021…..the year we got back out and about!

    • Are you an EU resident and concerned about your right to remain in the UK after Brexit?

      If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. The EU Settlement Scheme protects the rights you currently have in the UK including access to healthcare, benefits and pensions. As a York Housing Association customer, we want to ensure you feel supported through this so if you have any concerns please contact us or follow the link below for guidance. Applying to the EU Settlement Scheme is essential for all EU citizens looking to remain in the UK. You will need to complete an application for settled status or pre-settled status, depending on how long you have been in the UK, which will provide you with the right to continue to rent your home. It’s recommended you begin your application as soon as possible. https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families If you do not apply for the EU Settlement Scheme and you no longer have the right to rent your home, your tenancy will be at risk and it could mean you lose your home. To complete your application, you will need to demonstrate that you are living in the UK. York Housing Association may be able to help provide information that supports your application such as rent statements and tenancy agreements. If you require this information, please get in touch with us.

    • YHA’s COVID 19 questionnaire

      We wanted to find out what you, our customers, felt about how we communicated with you and delivered services at the start of and throughout the coronavirus pandemic. So, we devised a questionnaire asking 14 questions including : · did YHA respond quickly enough to the developing crisis ? · were you been able to contact us when you needed to ? We used Mail Chimp to send the survey to the 597 customer email addresses we had at that time. The survey was live between 02 and 28 September and we received responses from 75 customers; many thanks to those customers for getting involved. Did YHA respond quickly enough to the developing crisis ? Although we had lots of encouraging comments and compliments, it was a mixed bag with a lot of information to listen and learn from. One of the key issues raised was communicating with and contacting our customers. If you contacted us during lockdown and we haven’t come back to you, do let us know. "I think you did the best you could under the circumstances." We will continue to use the website for important messages and will carry on capturing email addresses so we can use Mail Chimp more and more going forward. So, don’t forget to make sure we have your up to date contact details. "I think YHA have come across as a caring landlord, who reacts to all aspects of reports, they have my vote of confidence" "It was very nice to hear from my Housing Officer to see how we were managing in lockdown." If you’d like a copy of the full survey results, please contact Rachael Simmons – rachael.simmons@yorkha.org.uk

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York Housing Association
2 Alpha Court
Monks Cross Drive
Huntington
York 
YO32 9WN

Email: info@yorkha.org.uk

Phone: 01904 636061

Homes to rent or buy across Yorkshire: Leeds, Malton, Scarborough, York, Beverley, Whitby and Selby.

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York Housing Association Ltd is a Registered Society under the Cooperative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 and registered with the Financial Conduct Authority No. 16826. York Housing Association is an exempt charity and registered with the Regulator of Social Housing No. L1019