Following our sign-up to the Armed Forces Covenant, we are pleased to confirm that My Space has received the bronze award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS). This means that we will actively promote being armed forces friendly and are open to employing reservists, armed forces veterans, cadet instructors and military spouses/partners.
The Regulator of Social Housing has made the decision to place My Space Housing Solutions on the Gradings under Review list (GUR). Whilst this is disappointing, being placed on the GUR does not automatically mean a non-compliant judgement will follow and we are working with the Regulator over the next 6-8 weeks to reach a…Read More
As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, My Space staff are taking part in Military Human: Understanding Military Culture and Transition, online training delivered by the University of York St John The course aims to provide frontline public service staff with a greater understanding of the transition concerns facing ex-Armed Forces personnel,…Read More
Praise like this is what makes the job worthwhile. This is from a tenant who’s been with us for around eighteen months and is now being supported to move into their own accommodation – thanks in no small part to the help and hard work of their Housing Support Officer.
We know what a fantastic job our staff do on a daily basis, but sometimes it’s better to let a compliment from the families of those we support speak for itself…
We were happy recently to sign the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging our promise to acknowledge and understand that those who serve or how have served in the armed forces should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives. The means that My Space is a forces…Read More
Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 18th – 24th May, and this year’s theme is Kindness, which is particularly appropriate at the moment. Why not take a moment to start a conversation about kindness and mental health? Click here to find out more…
Lots of people are using this lockdown time to start ‘growing their own’, and tenant Leonard, who lives in one of our developments in Salford, is doing just that. Look at this beautiful herb garden he’s created – very green-fingered!
A huge thankyou goes out to our new friends Al-Khair Foundation who kindly dropped off vital PPE supplies for our staff who remain on the frontline, delivering daily support and maintenance services to our most vulnerable tenants. Al-Khair Foundation works locally and globally to alleviate the suffering of dispossessed people. You can read more about…Read More
Prior to the lockdown restrictions, staff and tenants in one of our Bradford developments started putting their work on being good neighbours into practice by setting up their own foodbank. Tenants can swap food with each other, and they have also had some very generous donations from local supermarkets and the community. “I am loving…Read More