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New Chief Executive sets out vision for Unity

The Chief Executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has told its Annual General Meeting that he will be guided by the organisation’s BME status and social purpose during his time at the helm.

Cedric Boston, whose appointment was announced last week, told a large...

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Unity announces appointment of new Chief Executive

Cedric Boston is the new Chief Executive of Leeds-based BME housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise.

He had served as Unity’s Interim Chief Executive since December 2020, replacing Ali Akbor OBE who was appointed to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Panel.

Mr Boston has over 30 years of...

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Leopold Street Development nears completion

The first part of an innovative combined project to build 63 new affordable homes close to Leeds city centre is due to be completed later this year.

Half of the properties will form a brand new cohousing community, one of around just 20 in the country.

Work on the £9.3 million development...

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HR & OD Business Partner wanted

Unity Housing and Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association firmly believe that everybody deserves a safe, warm, and affordable home. However, both organisations are about more than bricks and mortar; they also believe that people and communities should be supported to thrive and live well in sustai...

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ESOL Taster Sessions

Come along to one of our ESOL Taster Sessions!

ESOL classes are English sessions for speakers of other languages. Classes cater for all wanting to improve their English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. All abilities are welcome. Individuals must be aged 19 or over

The sessio...

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Unity is offering work placements as part of the Kickstart scheme

The Kickstart programme can be used to create new six-month job placements for young people aged 16-24 who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. The job placements should support the participants to develop the skills and experience they need to find work afte...

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