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Shared Ownership by WDH helped us get onto the property ladder.12 May 2022

Published 12 May 2022
Steve and Sandra are among some of the latest homeowners who have started their shared ownership journey with WDH. They bought their dream home in Cottingham with Shared Ownership by WDH, providing them with a safe and secure place to live.

Pontefract neighbourhood to benefit from multi million pound investment11 May 2022

Published 11 May 2022
WDH is investing four million pounds into improving 113 homes on Cromwell Crescent in Pontefract as part of the social housing provider’s wider £150 million investment in their homes over the next three years. The homes have already benefitted from external works in 2018, including new roofs and repointing to help improve their energy efficiency and will now undergo environmental works to further improve the appearance of the local area.

14 new homes in Wakefield delivered in partnership with Esh Construction5 May 2022

Published 5 May 2022
A development of 14 new affordable homes in Wakefield has been handed over to WDH, with the first residents set to move in imminently. Delivered by Esh Construction’s affordable housing division, the Greenhill Mews development provides seven two and three-bedroom homes for affordable rent, as well as seven properties for shared ownership, all of which have been reserved off-plan.

Hardship Scheme Survey4 May 2022

Published 4 May 2022
If, within the last year, you have received a Hardship Scheme grant from WDH, you may receive a telephone call from our customer experience specialists, Feedback Market Research. They will be calling to ask you how the scheme is having an impact on you and your life. The survey will start on Thursday, 5 May 2022 and end on Sunday, 29 May 2022.

WDH will replace empty flats with brand new high quality homes28 April 2022

Published 28 April 2022
WDH is building 18 brand new homes on Marshall Drive in South Elmsall, where a block of disused one-bedroom flats once stood. The housing association is working with local developer, Jack Lunn to build the new homes for affordable rent in South Elmsall.

Shared Ownership by WDH has given me safety and security27 April 2022

Published 27 April 2022
Liz is just one of the many buyers who has started her Shared Ownership journey with WDH recently. She bought her dream home on her own in Cottingham when her relationship ended.

Bank Holiday Office Closures27 April 2022

Published 27 April 2022
Our offices and HUBs will be closed on Saturday 30th April and Monday 2nd May April over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Vital Care Link Maintenance Planned14 April 2022

Published 14 April 2022
Our Care Link phone lines will be upgraded this month as we add more resilience to our service while also preparing for a more digital future.

Tell us what you really think – the second wave of our Tenant Survey 2022 is underway.14 April 2022

Published 14 April 2022
The second wave of this year’s Tenant Survey is currently underway, giving you the opportunity to voice your opinion of and satisfaction with WDH. Carried out by TLF Research, our customer experience specialists, the second wave of the survey will run from Monday, 11 April to Friday, 20 May 2022.

Easter Office Closing Details13 April 2022

Published 13 April 2022
Our offices and HUBs will be closed on Good Friday 15th April, Saturday 16th April and Easter Monday 18th April over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
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You Said, We Did - How your views shape our services.26 January 2022

Published 26 January 2022
Our annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey will be launched on Monday 31 January 2022. This means you, our customers, will have the opportunity to tell us how you feel about our services.

Fall in love with your dream home this February 24 January 2022

Published 24 January 2022
Make that dream of owning your own home a reality this year with Shared Ownership by WDH and fall in love with your perfect home this February. You are invited to book your appointment at one of our open day events at our beautiful show home on the Elm Tree Park development in Lupset this February.

Art competition winners revealed21 January 2022

Published 21 January 2022
This Christmas, we offered the artists of Wakefield the opportunity to showcase their skills, as well as support local charities who have found fundraising during the pandemic, particularly difficult by taking part in our art competition.

COVID-19 update for our customers - 21 January 202221 January 2022

Published 21 January 2022
On Wednesday, 19 January 2022, government announced the easing of Plan B restrictions. These changes mean...
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Launching our Annual Report 2020 / 202120 January 2022

Published 20 January 2022
We are pleased to share our latest Annual Report with our customers and stakeholders. The Report highlights some of our achievements and the great work that was carried out during 2020/2021 and showcases some of the ways in which we have contributed and worked with others to make our communities great places to live.
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1,500 trees planted for future generations to enjoy19 January 2022

Published 19 January 2022
WDH has worked in partnership with Kettlethorpe Nature Action Group and residents to plant 1,500 trees on WDH land in Kettlethorpe. The project, called Hendal Lane Community Plantation, forms part of the White Rose Forest initiative that aims to work with communities and land owners to plant trees where they are needed the most.
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Applications for independent living scheme open following £2 million refurb11 January 2022

Published 11 January 2022
Applications to live at the newly refurbished independent living scheme, Stoney Garth in Wakefield are now open. The scheme, which has undergone major improvement works to the value of £2 million will be welcoming its first tenants early this year.

COVID-19 update for our customers - January 20227 January 2022

Published 7 January 2022
As England remains in Plan B and we continue to see an increasing number of people needing to isolate as a result of either a positive COVID test result or because they are experiencing symptoms, we are feeling the pressure on our services.
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WDH helps bring Community Shop to West Yorkshire20 December 2021

Published 20 December 2021
We have invested £20,000 to help hundreds of Knottingley residents on means-tested benefits to enjoy half-price food shopping, free skills training and free hot meals for children, at a new store on Pontefract Road, Knottingley.
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WDH Hub and Homesearch Christmas opening hours20 December 2021

Published 20 December 2021
Our Hubs will be closed over the Christmas period but we are still here to help if you need us. Our Pontefract and Wakefield Hubs will be open until 12 noon on Friday, 24 December and will then close for the Christmas period and reopen as normal from Tuesday, 4 January 2022 at 9 am.
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