LAR unveils successful bidders for £20m construction framework

LAR Housing Trust has completed a tendering process for its £20 million construction framework.

Published 21 February 2020

SFHA ‘extremely disappointed’ at DWP inability to process bulk upload data

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has reacted with “extreme disappointment” at an announcement from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) that there will be no facility for the bulk transfer of rent change data via the landlord portal.

Published 21 February 2020

Matt Downie: Strides made towards a new framework for improving homelessness prevention

Crisis director of policy and external affairs Matt Downie MBE writes about progress towards recommendations for the Scottish Government regarding wide-ranging legal requirements to prevent homelessness.

Published 21 February 2020

Barrhead becomes first Scottish landlord to sign up to Board Charter for Community Investment

The Housing Associations' Charitable Trust (HACT) has congratulated Barrhead Housing Association for being the first social housing organisation in Scotland to sign up to the Board Charter for Community Investment.

Published 21 February 2020

Kingdom Group embraces new Real Living Wage rate

Accredited Living Wage employer the Kingdom Group has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to the Living Wage campaign by taking the decision to implement the latest Real Living Wage.

Published 21 February 2020

Fife Housing Group completes Best Companies hat-trick

Fife Housing Group has again been recognised by The Sunday Times and Best Companies as one of the top not-for-profit employers in the country.

Published 21 February 2020

Kingdom Works brewing up success

Kingdom Works, Kingdom Housing Association’s employability project, working in partnership with BRAG Enterprises, has recently completed its first week-long Barista Academy for nine unemployed people with an interest in working in the coffee industry.

Published 21 February 2020

I-SPHERE gains royal award for groundbreaking research into homeless and destitute people

An internationally renowned award has been presented to a research group whose work prompted a step-change in the UK Government’s approach to extreme disadvantage. 

Published 21 February 2020

North Ayrshire Council calls for action on post-Brexit funding

North Ayrshire Council has called for the UK Government to target post-Brexit funding to regions that need it most.

Published 21 February 2020

Work starts on new affordable housing development in Pollokshaws

Work is officially under way to bring hundreds of new affordable homes to a key regeneration site in Glasgow’s Pollokshaws district. 

Published 20 February 2020

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