Our Social Purpose
We will fight inequality and empower BME people to improve their lives by creating opportunities and helping to regenerate communities.
Involve and work with our tenants and the communities we serve to inform and improve services Collapse
We will engage with our tenants and BME communities to develop a good evidence base to help us design our services and influence the policy and delivery of services of others. On this basis we will seek to represent BME communities, and others, in the multi-cultural neighbourhoods within which we work.
Provide and continue to develop good quality mixed tenure housing which reflects needs and aspirations. Collapse
We will ensure the highest standards of repair and maintenance of our existing stock. We will continue to develop new high quality stock in geographic areas of Leeds where members of the BME community would choose to live. Our new development programme will consist of the type and tenure of unit for which we know there is a growing need.
Provide high quality affordable housing services Collapse
We aim to achieve the highest level of tenant satisfaction through the delivery of a range of flexible high quality services which respond to the needs of our current tenants. We will take account of emerging needs of new tenants and redesign our services accordingly. We will be sensitive to the needs of existing and new tenants in regard to the current economic climate and the Government’s legislative programme.
Provide and facilitate business support services and encourage local enterprise Collapse
Through our Unity Enterprise company we will offer affordable managed workspace to support the needs of a wide range of small businesses and other organisations. We will provide and facilitate direct support to encourage local enterprise and we will offer and facilitate business advice to our existing tenants. Through these services we will aim to support the economic regeneration of our existing neighbourhoods.
Work with partners to encourage the regeneration of our target neighbourhoods Collapse
We will work in partnership to deliver physical, social and economic regeneration programmes to help create and sustain neighbourhoods where BME communities to live. We will focus our efforts in those neighbourhoods where our tenants live and where there are high percentages of BME communities.
Be a progressive and expanding business with a sound resource base Collapse
We will be a strong and forward-looking organisation. We will have a robust financial plan to support the delivery of high quality services and new development. Our governance and performance management arrangements will be of the highest standard and we will be a place where people want to work.
being honest, transparent and sincere with strong principles
in the way we treat people, service users and each other
in how we work for the benefit of our tenants, other people, the organisation and each other
Equality and fairness Collapse
in the way we work and deliver our services
to provide services to meet the needs of our tenants, local people and local neighbourhoods
Business focussed Collapse
continually review and adopt best practice and ensure we operate efficiently and effectively in order to make best use of resources