Bethany Christian Trust launches fundraising campaign for Edinburgh night shelter

Homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has launched a new campaign to raise urgent funds for beds in their emergency night shelter in Edinburgh.

Published 20 February 2019

Neil Clapperton: Our Power – a eulogy

Neil Clapperton, CEO of Grampian Housing Association, reflects on the collapse of Our Power, the housing association-backed energy provider.

Published 20 February 2019

Scottish housebuilding failing to match England because of 'planning differences'

Housebuilding in Scotland has not recovered to pre-recession levels, unlike the sector in England and Wales, because of differences in the planning system, MSPs have been told.

Published 20 February 2019

Military veterans to gain extended access to housing

Military veterans and their families will be able to access military accommodation for up to a year after leaving service under new measures announced yesterday.

Published 20 February 2019

Simple, affordable finance for Scottish housing development

Allia’s Scottish Charitable Bond programme provides exceptional, flexible loans for housing associations – supporting the vital development of affordable housing across Scotland.

Published 20 February 2019

East Dunbartonshire Council agrees to 3.5% rent increase

East Dunbartonshire Council has agreed to a 3.5% increase in council housing rent as part of its housing revenue and capital budget for 2019/20.

Published 19 February 2019

Western Isles councillors to consider 4.8% council tax rise

Council tax in the Western Isles is set to be increased by 4.8% next year, the maximum permitted by the Scottish Government.

Published 19 February 2019

Aberdeen council apologises to Langstane HA tenants over grit bin delay

Elderly tenants of Langstane Housing Association have received an apology from Aberdeen City Council for failing to deliver a grit bin as promised.

Published 19 February 2019

Communities not commodities – SHARE’s 2019 annual conference

SHARE’s annual conference is only weeks away and the programme is looking great.

Published 19 February 2019

England: Building social housing would have saved £1.8 billion in rent over two decades

Renters in England and Wales would have saved £1.8 billion in rent over the past two decades if the UK Government had invested in social housing, according to new research.

Published 19 February 2019

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