Clydebank Housing Association to host smart heat housing conference

West Dunbartonshire-based social landlord Clydebank Housing Association (CHA) is to host a ‘smart heat’ knowledge sharing conference in June.

Published 18 April 2019

Finalists announced for TIS National Excellence Awards 2019

TIS Scotland has revealed the shortlist for its annual awards which recognise excellence in everything from, partnership working and scrutiny practice, to digital innovation and community regeneration.

Published 18 April 2019

Government consults on adding contract and transient workers categories to HMO definition

The Scottish Government has published a consultation on adding new categories to the definition of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO).

Published 18 April 2019

ng homes board members attend Chinese community culture event

Members of the newly formed Glasgow Chinese Recreation Centre hosted a wonderful afternoon at Hawthorn Bowling Club as part of continued efforts to integrate with community members.

Published 18 April 2019

Trump housing application decision subject to further delay

A decision on plans by the Trump Organisation to build hundreds of new homes in Aberdeenshire has once again been delayed by the local authority.

Published 18 April 2019

Developer begins work on 97 new Dundee homes

A local property developer has announced the official launch of a new 97 home development in Dundee.

Published 18 April 2019

House prices in Scotland down for the first time since 2016

The latest statistics from the UK House Price Index (HPI) show that the average price of a property in Scotland in February 2019 was £145,762 – a decrease of 0.2% on February in the previous year.

Published 18 April 2019

Unions call for ‘urgent action’ on accessible housing and winter evictions ban

The Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) has demanded “urgent action” from local authorities to tackle the shortage in accessible housing and has also joined a campaign to ban winter evictions.

Published 17 April 2019

Case report: Asylum seekers’ legal challenge to housing provider’s ‘unlawful’ lock-changing protocol fails

After the case to prevent failed asylum seekers being evicted without a court order was dismissed by the Court of Session, our sister publication Scottish Legal News takes a considered look at the judgment.

Published 17 April 2019

Wheatley offers 50 bursaries to help more people go to university

Students from disadvantaged communities are being offered up to £1,500 a year by Wheatley Group to support them through college or university.

Published 17 April 2019

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