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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 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £29,809 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

People living in Doncaster need a 40% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Sheffield now needs a staggering pay rise of 40% 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 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £32,500 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

People living in Rotherham need a 45% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Rotherham now needs a staggering pay rise of 45% 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 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £33,535 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

People living in Sheffield need a 64% pay rise to afford to buy a home

The average full-time worker in Sheffield now needs a staggering pay rise of 64% 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 2016/17’ report, those earning any less than £39,139 a year […]

Published
February 3, 2017
 

My Best Life in Barnsley

We’ve been awarded £821,000 by NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group to provide social prescribing in Barnsley over the next three years. It is estimated around a fifth of visits to a GP are linked to problems in people’s lives such as loneliness, debt, housing issues, work, relationships and unemployment. The new scheme will help support […]

Published
February 1, 2017
 

Live streaming of Cathy this Wednesday

Our friends at Cardboard Citizens are screening an interactive live streaming of their critically acclaimed national tour Cathy on Wednesday 18th January, starting at 7.45pm – where the online audience can get involved and change the outcome on stage – all from the comfort of your own home. The performance is being broadcast live from CAST in Doncaster. Online viewers will […]

Published
January 17, 2017
 

Invitation to tender – Birch Avenue Care Home

South Yorkshire Housing Association is inviting bids from organisations who are able to provide CQC registered nursing care to older people with enhanced dementia care needs in Sheffield. The service currently operates from 67 Birch Avenue in the Chapeltown area of the city and provides long-term accommodation for people with enhanced dementia care needs that meet […]

Published
January 16, 2017
 

Our holiday opening hours

With Christmas and New Year falling on a weekend this year, we will be closed for a few extra days over the festive period. So if you need to get in touch with us over the festive period here are our office opening hours: Friday 23rd December – open 9am to 5pm Christmas Eve – […]

Published
December 20, 2016
 

Christmas comes early for Sheffield Thursday Project

Customers at our Sheffield Thursday Project are set to celebrate Christmas early this year thanks to a generous donation of items from furniture giant IKEA. Ahead of the opening of their new Sheffield branch in Summer 2017, IKEA have donated more than £2,000 worth of household items, ranging from home starter packs to lamps, tables and […]

Published
December 19, 2016
 

Homes for Cathy blog – December 2016

Last month, we held our school screenings of Cathy Come Home at the Showroom which was a great success, with a number of students from different schools across the Sheffield region attending. The screening featured an interactive quiz on homelessness and the housing crisis, and was followed by a question and answer session with Tony Stacey and […]

Published
December 8, 2016