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Yarlington and City West join GUAC

A huge welcome to our two new members, Yarlington housing association and City West housing association.

Yarlington Housing Group is a registered charity and provider of affordable housing, based in Yeovil, Somerset. They employ over 350 people in a diverse range of activities, including apprentices in both Corporate and Maintenance roles. Yarlington Housing Group are governed by a board of nine directors, which includes two residents. For more information on the group click here: http://www.yhg.co.uk/aboutus.aspx

City West Housing Trust is a not-for-profit organisation owning 14,600 homes in Salford. From 2008 to 2013 they have worked closely with more than 12,000 local participants to deliver more than 70 projects that have a lasting impact on the local area.

By working with their partners City West have created long-term employment opportunities for more than 130 young people, generating more than £500,000 for local communities. For more information about City West click here: http://www.citywesthousingtrust.org.uk/about-city-west

Kate Shone, Chair of GUAC said, “I’m really pleased to welcome City West Housing Trust and Yarlington Housing Group to the consortium, both of whom bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table.

“It is great to see our membership grow in the North West and South West of England. We have excellent member clusters in both regions, which provides an exciting platform to work together to help tenants and residents into work.”

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