Leeds BME-housing association CEO “humbled” by recognition in New Year Honours List

Leeds BME-housing association CEO “humbled” by recognition in New Year Honours List Ali Akbor, Chief Executive of Unity Homes and Enterprise, has spoken of his pride at being awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List. Mr Akbor, who joined Unity…

BMENational Elects New Chair

14th May 2014 BMENational, the representative body for more than 60 black and minority ethnic housing organisations managing over 60,000 social homes, has appointed Cym D’Souza as its new Chair. Cym D’Souza, who is Chief Executive of Arawak Walton, a…

Unity Housing Association set to expand with £7m loan

One of Yorkshire’s leading housing associations will spend £7m to boost the number affordable homes for communities across Leeds. Unity Housing Association has been provided with funding from The Co-operative Bank to increase its housing stock from 1100 to [1250]…

Nicola Adams Brings Home Gold For Unity’s Silver Anniversary

On Wednesday 12 September, Leeds-based Unity Housing marked its silver anniversary with a golden guest. Denver Adams, Unity resident and mother of Olympic champion boxer Nicola Adams, attended the 25th birthday celebrations at Unity’s Annual General Meeting. The evening not…