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UKHA Outstanding Landlord of the Year 2016

The national awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing magazine, recognise achievement in social housing and highlight ingenuity, creativity and passion among the housing sector.

NHF Community Impact Award 2016 – Bradford Day Shelter

The national awards, organised by the National Housing Federation, recognise the impact housing associations have on the local community. Bradford Day Shelter won the award for smaller housing associations.

NHF Community Impact Award 2015 – Bradford Respite and Integrated Care and Support Service (BRICSS)

The national awards, organised by the National Housing Federation, recognise the impact housing associations have on the local community. BRICSS won the Health and Wellbeing award which recognises projects that tackle inequalities, promote independence, improve health and wellbeing and work closely with health and social care services.



Investors In People

Investors in People specialises in transforming business performance through people. Its mission is to help you achieve the results you want by focusing all its work on your business objectives, and acting as a critical friend so that you maintain continuous improvement. At the heart of Investors in People is the Standard, a framework of best practice that’s outcome focused: it outlines what you need to achieve but never prescribes how, making it truly flexible regardless of your size or sector.

Investors In Diversity

Investors in Diversity is founded on the basic concept that organisations that achieve Investors in Diversity stand out as great places to work and great organisations to do business with. IID understand that organisations have their own unique needs and motivations when they decide to embark on the Investors in Diversity journey. For that reason, they have developed three stages of Investors in Diversity and a number of flexible delivery models to ensure there is something for everyone.

Mindful Employer

By Employers, For Employers Led and supported by employers, the MINDFUL EMPLOYER initiative is aimed at increasing awareness of mental health at work and providing support for businesses in recruiting and retaining staff.

Disability Confident Employer

The Disability Confident Employer status is awarded by Jobcentre Plus to employers who have made commitments to employ, keep and develop the abilities of disabled staff. It replaces the ‘Positive About Disabled People’ scheme.

Matrix Accredited Services

The matrix Standard is a unique quality standard for organisations to assess and measure their advice and support services, which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career, learning, work and life goals.

CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety)

Horton Housing is accredited under the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS). We are dedicated to managing health and safety to a nationally recognised and accepted standard.