Aberdeen pushes ahead with largest council house programme in 50 years

The biggest council housebuilding programme in Aberdeen in more than half a century has taken another major step forward as plans progressed for 283 new homes.

Published 19 July 2019

Hebridean Housing Partnership officially opens Corran Cismaol development

Jane Mackinnon, a former long-standing Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) board member, officially opened Corran Cismaol at Castlebay in Barra this week.

Published 19 July 2019

Over-regulation of short-term lets ‘could pose risk to rural tourism’

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has called on the Scottish Government to ensure local authorities have the powers to apply any new regulations for short-term lets to only those areas that have recognised issues with anti-social behaviour or a housing shortage.

Published 19 July 2019

Housing minister praises Salvation Army’s Housing First work

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has seen first-hand the impact of Housing First during a visit to a Salvation Army-run hub in Glasgow.

Published 19 July 2019

England: £225m public bond completed at lowest ever rate in social housing sector

English housing association Accent Group has priced a £225 million public bond at a coupon rate of 2.625% with a further £125m retained for future sale.

Published 19 July 2019

Scotland’s changing energy market ‘must put consumers first’

Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed a new report which argues that the rapidly-changing energy market across the UK means there is a need for new measures to protect consumers.

Published 19 July 2019

Scottish Land Commission seeks views on community engagement

The Scottish Land Commission has launched a new survey seeking views of communities across Scotland about community engagement in decisions relating to land.

Published 19 July 2019

EVH raises incredible £100k for CHAS

Employers in Voluntary Housing (EVH) is celebrating its outstanding contribution to Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) after more than a decade of dedicated fundraising.

Published 19 July 2019

GHA breathes life into Glasgow stables as first tenants move into new flats

A stable block which was home to dozens of working horses in Glasgow has been transformed into 52 new flats for mid-market rent.

Published 18 July 2019

Garry Burns: Engaging people with lived experience of homelessness

Homeless Action Scotland’s Garry Burns calls on individuals with lived experience to get involved with the Scottish Government’s homelessness consultations with a pledge to offer support to anyone who requires it.

Published 18 July 2019



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