Tag: Unity Homes and Enterprise

Unity housing association celebrates ‘best ever year’

A Leeds-based housing association, which manages properties in Holbeck, Hunslet and Beeston, has been praised by the city’s Lord Mayor for its efforts to create “strong and vibrant communities” over more than three decades. Speaking at the Unity Homes & Enterprise Annual General Meeting, Cllr Eileen Taylor told guests she

New board members join housing association’s quest for Unity

Unity Homes and Enterprise has appointed seven new board members following a competitive process. The successful candidates were welcomed to the housing association’s headquarters in Leeds by Unity Chair Shruti Bhargava and Chief Executive Ali Akbor. Unity owns and manages more than 1,300 homes across the city including recently-opened developments

Leeds housing association shortlisted for three national awards

BME-led housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has received national recognition for its work after being shortlisted for three prestigious 24housing Awards. Unity, which has its headquarters in Chapeltown, but also manages properties in Beeston, Holbeck and Hunslet, has been singled-out in the ‘Community Achievement’ and ‘Customer Services Provider of

Unity Housing celebrates 30 years

One of the country’s foremost BME-led housing associations has celebrated its 30th anniversary. Unity Homes and Enterprise was established in 1987 with the objective of addressing the needs of black and minority ethnic communities in Leeds. The initial focus was on Chapeltown, where it still has its headquarters. Over the years,

Beeston Festival reveals 2017 sponsors

Beeston Festival has announced its first batch of sponsors for the 2017 event, which takes place in Cross Flatts Park on Saturday 15 July. The main sponsor will be the White Rose Office Park, a 27-acre business park which is firmly established as one of Leeds’ foremost office locations, and

Unity opens new housing in Hunslet

Unity Homes & Enterprise have completed a £1.2 million affordable housing scheme in Hunslet. The Rocheford Court development in includes nine houses – a mix of two and three-bedroomed properties – and two disabled-access bungalows. All 11 homes have now been let to tenants. The scheme was delivered by Leeds-based