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HYELM are a not-for-profit landlord. By addressing the shortage of affordable rented housing for those working in London, we have had a positive impact on young people’s lives for nearly 100 years. We’re the only organisation in London that specifically offers accommodation to working young peop...

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Staying Positive and Motivated

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Covid-19 has taken a major toll on many people’s mental health, and it can be hard to keep motivated when it feels like there's no end in sight. It’s important to do what you can to stay positive and live as normal a life as possible, but ...

How to Celebrate Halloween at Home

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Countless events have been impacted by coronavirus, and now Halloween is joining the long list of celebrations that can’t happen the way it used to. Luckily it’s not all doom and gloom, although parties and large get-togethers are now off ...

Maintain Balance Whilst Working From Home

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A recent poll of 500 people working from home during lockdown, revealed that nearly half, 48%, were unhappy with their work-life balance. Working from home can be great - you’re in a comfortable environment, you don’t have to undergo a ...

A week in the life of HYELM Old Street Manager, Sarah.

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Sarah Armstrong is a familiar face at HYELM Old Street. As manager, Sarah spends her time providing support, making sure the building facilities stay safe and managing staff. The pandemic means lots has changed in the day-to-day running of...

How To Love Where You Live

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Moving to a city for the first time can be a daunting prospect, but the more effort you put in, the more you will be rewarded. Learning to love where you live is no exception. It won’t suddenly happen over time but like all good things in ...

Take A Guided Tour

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Sophie is a HYELM resident who works in the film industry and embraces London life. She has worked on shows including; Peaky Blinders, Black Mirror and the upcoming Sky Drama ‘I Hate Suzie’. Sophie also runs her own analog Liquid light sho...

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74 of the 125 bed spaces are reserved for key workers. If you are a key worker, you can find out more and register your interest using the London Mayor’s Share to Buy website.

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