News & Events

Unity shortlisted for three categories at 24 Housing Awards!

Unity are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for three categories at this year’s 24Housing Awards.

Unity has been singled-out in the ‘Community Achievement’ and ‘Customer Services Provider of the Year’ categories.

Ali Akbor, who has led the organisation since 1999, is also in ...

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Social enterprise sows seeds for growth at Unity Business Centre

A Leeds-based social enterprise which promotes better mental health through growing fresh produce is going from strength to strength after establishing an indoor farm at Unity Business Centre in Chapeltown.

Using a process known as hydroponics in which plants are grown in sand, gravel, or liqu...

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Changes to patches!

There has been a change to which officer is responsible to each patch!

We have a new Housing Officer, Stuart Rippin, who has joined the team which means that every Unity property has a new Housing Officer and Income Management Officer.

Please see the leaflet at the right of the page to expla...

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The latest edition of Unity News is now available!

Download the Summer edition of Unity News by clicking the link at the side of this page.

This edition features:

  • Problem with pests? – Advice on how to deal with pests in your property
  • Home safety – How to make sure your home is safe to live in
  • Fire safety – Tips to prevent fires and wh...
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New Housing Minister welcomed to post by Unity's chief executive

Ali Akbor, chief executive of Unity Homes and Enterprise, has welcomed the appointment of Kit Malthouse as the new Minister of State for Housing.

Mr Malthouse, formerly Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Work and Pensions, was appointed to replace Dominic Raab who has...

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Reflections on 30+ years of BME housing

Short video film capturing reflections on the BME social housing sector. This video was shown at BME National House of Lords reception celebrating 30+yrs of BME Social Housing, hosted by Lord Patel of Bradford with Speaker James Brokenshire Secretary for State -Housing, Communities and Local Gov...

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