Scottish Housing News is the leading daily online news service for Scotland’s social and affordable housing sector. Its website, daily newsletter and podcast showcase developments and appointments from across the sector and highlight housing policy issues from homelessness to welfare.

Since its launch in 2001, SHN has grown to become a major resource for housing associations, local authorities and third sector organisations around the country and is read by more than 50,000 people each month.

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50,000 readers

Our free daily newsletter and website are the ideal vehicles for advertisers who value cost-effectiveness, flexibility and the opportunity to access a highly-targeted audience.

Our journalists adhere at all times to the code of conduct published by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ).

Meet the team

Kieran Findlay

Kieran Findlay


Kieran Findlay is the editor of Scottish Housing News. Having joined the company in 2006 as a fresh graduate from the University of Dundee, he is today one of Scotland's most experienced housing journalists.

Lauren Cochrane

Lauren Cochrane

Assistant Editor

Lauren Cochrane is the current editor of Scottish Financial News and assistant editor of Scottish Housing News. She joined the team in August 2019. Lauren holds two Masters degrees (MA and MLitt) in History from the University of Dundee, and began her PhD at the University of Exeter in September 2022.