Board changes unveiled at Abbeyfield Scotland

Ken Robertson has been appointed chairman of the Abbeyfield Scotland Board from his previous role as vice-chair.

Published 22 March 2019

Call for housing element of Universal Credit to be paid to landlords for all claimants

Scotland’s largest membership organisation for landlords in the private rented sector has asked the UK and Scottish Governments to ensure the housing element of Universal Credit is paid directly to private and social landlords for all Scottish claimants.

Published 22 March 2019

hub South West hands over its first housing success

The first residents have moved into new housing complex in Saltcoats following the successful completion of one of the first residential projects by infrastructure group hub South West.

Published 22 March 2019

Viewpoint helps older people boost quality of life through online access

Viewpoint Housing Association has partnered with a local charity and training provider to give its tenants the digital skills they need to enrich their lives through technology.

Published 22 March 2019

Right to Rent branded a ‘farce’ after second High Court ruling

Landlords have branded the Right to Rent scheme a “farce” after a second court ruling which suggests that agents and landlords following Home Office protocol could be exposed to accusations that they have breached human rights.

Published 22 March 2019

Child poverty on course to reach 20-year high

The Scottish Government risks missing its child poverty targets by some distance as poverty levels are set to rise rather than fall over the next five years, according to new analysis published today by the Resolution Foundation.

Published 22 March 2019

New app launched to report PRS repairs

A property repair and maintenance reporting system to help residential tenants and landlords has been launched by Scottish Land & Estates (SLE).

Published 22 March 2019

Hanover extends chance to name Elgin development

Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association has repeated its call for local people in Moray to suggest names for its new social housing development in Elgin, having already received excellent suggestions from the community.

Published 22 March 2019

Budding builders tour GHA site

Budding builders of the future have been given a special tour of a GHA new-build site.

Published 22 March 2019

Councillors open first show homes at Bertha Park

A major milestone has been marked at Springfield Properties’ new Bertha Park village as the doors to the development’s show homes were opened with help from local councillors, Ian James and Anne Jarvis.

Published 22 March 2019

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