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Sheffield-based housing association social prescribing service hailed as health solution in Government’s new Loneliness Strategy

South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) joined the Minister for Loneliness, Tracey Crouch at the launch of the Government’s first ever loneliness strategy this week. The association were invited after their   has been featured as a solution for improving health, which is set to be accessible across the nation by 2023. Social prescribing enables GPs […]

Published
October 16, 2018
 

My #HousingDay18 Story – John Williamson

Throughout my lifetime I’ve lived in quite a few different places. My family moved to South Africa for my Dad’s work when I was a child and we spent 8 years there. During those years I went to boarding school, did national service, and lived in places that were minutes away from all sorts of […]

Published
October 10, 2018
 

Why listening is as important as our tenants’ and customers’ voices

How often do the people who will be using our services get to influence them before they’ve been set up? Our customers do!  A huge part of the work we lead within our Co-design and Improvement Team at South Yorkshire Housing Association is led by customers’ voices. Our Over 2 You network is dedicated to […]

Published
October 10, 2018
 
WorkingWin health-led employment trial offers work support to people with health conditions in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw

New health-led employment trial launches across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw

A new health-led employment trial that will support people with a mental or physical health condition to find and remain in employment has been launched by Sheffield City Region and South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA). Called Working Win, this randomised control trial is being funded by the Government’s Work and Health Unit and delivered in […]

Published
May 25, 2018
 

People living in Wakefield need a 53% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Wakefield now needs a staggering pay rise of 53% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2017/18’ report, those earning any less than £36,516 a year […]

Published
March 23, 2018
 

People living in Doncaster need a 41% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Doncaster now needs a staggering pay rise of 41% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2017/18’ report, those earning any less than £33,271 a year […]

Published
March 23, 2018
 

People living in Rotherham need a 49% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Rotherham now needs a staggering pay rise of 49% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2017/18’ report, those earning any less than £34,502 a year […]

Published
March 23, 2018
 

People living in Selby need a 68% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Selby now needs a staggering pay rise of 68% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2017/18’ report, those earning any less than £48,601 a year […]

Published
March 23, 2018
 

People living in Barnsley need a 26% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Barnsley now needs a staggering pay rise of 26% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2017/18’ report, those earning any less than £30,702 a year […]

Published
March 23, 2018
 

People living in Sheffield need a 62% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Sheffield now needs a staggering pay rise of 62% just to afford a mortgage on a typical home in the region, a new report from the National Housing Federation reveals today. According to the ‘Yorkshire and the Humber Home Truths 2017/18’ report, those earning any less than £40,580 a year […]

Published
March 23, 2018