Manningham Housing Association CEO responds to Government Spending Review

The Chief Executive of Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has said the Government’s Spending Review measures announced earlier today must be targetted at communities and families that urgently need support. Responding to the Rishi Sunak’s statement, Lee Bloomfield said: “It was striking to hear the Chancellor warn that UK unemployment is expected to rise to 2.6 million by the middle …

Manningham Housing Association secures major funds to build bridges across community

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) is celebrating after being awarded more than £120,000 from the Government to run a series of projects to promote shared values and tackle discrimination as well as supporting those members of the community affected by COVID-19 in Bradford district. The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced that MHA, which manages more than 1,400 …

Brexit and EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS)

If you are affected by the UK leaving the European Union (Brexit), you may need to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme. You must secure your status otherwise you may be subject to immigration enforcement which may impact on your rights to live, work, and to claim welfare benefits such as Universal Credit, Child Benefit and Housing Benefit. The UK …

New housing association partnership sets five devolution ambitions for West Yorkshire

A group of housing associations has today published a prospectus outlining detailed proposals on how to provide more homes and improve lives across West Yorkshire as the region prepares to choose its first metro mayor. The newly created West Yorkshire Housing Partnership, made up of 10 housing associations with headquarters in the region, has pledged to work with the directly …

Manningham Housing Association wins more national recognition for excellence

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has received glowing praise in two independent reports as its Customer Service Excellence accreditation was re-confirmed alongside its status as the first housing association in the country to be officially accredited for its work in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. The Customer Service Excellence quality mark is awarded to public and private sector organisations deemed to provide …

Chancellor must do more to help low wage economies – Lee Bloomfield, MHA’s CEO

The Chief Executive of Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has called on Rishi Sunak not to abandon low wage workers following his statement to MPs earlier today. Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement that employees would have to work a minimum of a third of their normal hours to benefit from the Government’s new job support scheme, Lee Bloomfield said: “There …

NHS app launches to help control COVID-19 transmission

Published 24 September 2020 From: Department of Health and Social Care   NHS COVID-19 app launches nationwide to help control COVID-19 transmission alongside national and local contact tracing Features of the app include contact tracing using Bluetooth, risk alerts based on postcode district, QR check-in at venues, symptom checker and test booking – with user privacy and data security at …