On Tuesday evening at The Park Inn, York RLA handed over a total of £6,000 to two housing charities working in and around the City of York. This is the third year running that the Association, which has around 500 members, has given cash support to Restore (York) Ltd and SASH.
York RLA Chairman, Niall Mcturk, said, “As landlords we are very fortunate and it is only right that we give something back to society. By supporting Restore and SASH we are helping homeless people in York to a better future.”
Founded in 1994, York Residential Landlords Association represents and promotes the interests of all respectable landlords operating in and around the City of York. It offers help and advice coupled with support and training, and actively promotes ‘best practice’ in property management.
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in property, including; prospective landlords, existing landlords, letting agents and others who support the aims and objectives of the association.
SASH works to prevent homelessness in young people aged 16-25 in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding. The charity helps young people get the support they need so that a time of crisis does not lead to a vicious circle of homelessness and unemployment. Working together is the key to SASH’s approach to youth homelessness. The dedicated team works with hosts to respond to the problems of homelessness among young people in our community, providing volunteer hosts with training, advice and support to enable them to provide a safe and welcoming environment for homeless young people in their homes.
Restore (York) Ltd is a charity set up to provide homes and support for people in York who would otherwise be homeless. Restore works in partnership with Green Pastures Housing and other local landlords to lease and manage properties and provide support for its tenants so that having found a home they are also equipped to sustain their tenancy.
Pictured: Niall McTurk presenting £3,000 each to Emma Butler, Community Fundraiser for SASH, and Barrie Stephenson, Chairman of Restore (York) Ltd
For more information please contact:
Niall McTurk, Chairman, York RLA: 01904 427428
Peter Robinson, Director, SASH: 01904 652043
Barrie Stephenson, Chairman, Restore (York) Ltd: 07885297669