Repairs update

Following the government’s announcement today that routine repairs can recommence (see Letter from the Minister of State for Housing), we will now be moving towards reinstating our routine repairs service. 

Gardening update

Everything's growing so fast in this lovely spring weather.
You may notice our gardening team is back out grass cutting this week to help keep our estates looking tidy.
They are following social distancing advice and wearing protective equipment. Please help everyone to stay safe and maintain your distance from them too.

We value your feedback

We are committed to continually improving our service to customers and to do that we need your feedback.

From the end of this month an independent research agency (MEL Research) will be contacting a sample of our customers every quarter to ask a selection of questions about your experience of our service.

Coronavirus update - current changes to our service

We recognise that this is a very concerning time for everyone with regards to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on our daily lives. We strongly encourage all our customers to follow the latest government guidance to stay at home (wherever possible) and follow the latest NHS health advice which is continually updated here.  

Delighted to welcome our newest customers

We're delighted to welcome our new customers who are getting their keys to their new Barnsley homes this week. We hope they'll be very happy. 

Our 54 home Catherine's Walk scheme is now complete, comprising 40 houses, 8 apartments and 6 bungalows. For full details please see our press release.

Blog Post from Niesha Martin - LYHA Housing Officer and Housing Futures Insight Leader

We are thrilled that one of our Housing Officers, Niesha Martin, has been selected by the National Housing Federation to be an Insight Leader for their new 'Housing Futures' innovation campaign. 

Here, in her first blog, she takes us through her hopes for the project and journey to date.

 

Rent reviews explained - what does it mean for me?

We are currently writing to all our customers with their new rent and service charge schedule for the next fiancial year, beginning April 2020. We have produced this customer leaflet to help explain the changes.

Spacious, new 2-bedroom homes available now for shared ownership

We have three spacious and beautifully presented new homes now available for Shared Ownership in Athersley South, Barnsley.

The newly built homes offer fully fitted kitchen, bathroom and downstairs WC, along with a private lawned garden and off-street parking. Located in a quiet, residential location, close to local schools and amenities.

You Said, We Did

We are committed to listening to the views of our customers and always value your feedback. We hope these "You Said We Dids" highlight some of the ways we have recently acted on what you've told us to make improvements to our service.