Opinion

136-150 of 1216 Articles
Clock icon 4 minutes

Former Link Group chief executive Craig Sanderson responds to episode 1 of the Scottish Housing News Podcast and the corresponding Black's Blog via a conversation he had with an old school friend. Thanks Jimmy Black, Kieran Findlay, David Bookbinder and Teresa Bray for your recent podcast episode an

Clock icon 4 minutes

University of Glasgow researcher Andrew Watson highlights the findings from a report, published yesterday, that explores temporary legislation introduced by the UK and Scottish governments to prevent the pandemic leading to a surge in evictions in both the private rented sector (PRS) and t

Clock icon 4 minutes

Scottish Housing News' #COP26SHN showcase of the social housing sector's efforts to help tackle the climate crisis continues with Andy Moseley, senior policy officer at the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership, who makes the case for utilising empty homes as a critical tool in terms of minimis

Clock icon 4 minutes

Alan Nairn reflects on a successful decade of work at Caledonia Housing Association with a focus on the importance of good governance. A 10-year anniversary for an organisation provides an ideal opportunity to reflect on its achievements but also to think about what lies ahead and how to prepare for

Clock icon 3 minutes

Ariane Burgess MSP, convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee Agenda, is urging Scottish residents to have their say on short-term lets legislation. Scotland has some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the world. It is no wonder that plac

Clock icon 3 minutes

Annika Joy is chief executive of Safe in Scotland (formerly Glasgow Night Shelter for Destitute Asylum Seekers), a human rights charity that develops and delivers lawful, safe, dignified accommodation and trauma-informed support for people experiencing asylum-related destitution. Here, Annika consid

Clock icon 5 minutes

Professor Ruth Chang is chair and professor of jurisprudence at the University of Oxford and a professorial fellow at University College, Oxford. Professor Chang will speak at this year’s Scottish Homelessness Conference this Thursday 7 October, day three of the event, about choice and commitm

136-150 of 1216 Articles