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Caroline Maciver and Lynda Ross from Burness Paull round up the developers that have signed up for the Scottish Safer Buildings Accord and what the commitments entail. Eight large developers have signed letters to Scottish Ministers expressing their support for the Scottish Gover

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Horizon Housing CEO Lorna Cameron calls on housing minister Paul McLennan to move accessible housing higher up the political agenda. The appointment of Paul McLennan as the first dedicated Housing Minister since 2016 brings fresh hope along with expectations that accessibility, one of the most urgen

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As the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) launches its ‘Housing at Scotland’s Heart’ campaign at its Annual Conference today, CEO Sally Thomas outlines why Scotland’s housing associations are key to ending homelessness, tackling poverty and dealing w

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Graduate architect Quita Hynd shares her final year project which considered whether to retrofit the recently demolished 219-245 Blackness Road tenements in Dundee. One module available for final year 5th year Architecture students, entitled Macro Micro, explored ‘deep retrofit&

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Following the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast in which Nick Pollard and Julie McDowell share their environmental, social and governance (ESG) expertise, Jimmy Black ponders what this means for other housing associations and their boards.

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Following National Grid's announcement of the largest grid overhaul in generations, Forster Group chair John Forster shares his own commentary on the news. Last week, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported strong headwinds in favour of investment in renewable energy technologies across the g

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As Scotland marks Dementia Awareness Week, Ashley Campbell reflects on Scotland's new national Dementia Strategy. The Scottish Government has a long-standing commitment to support people to live well at home or in a homely setting for as long as they want to and it’s safe for them to do so.

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Lara Oyedele, president of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), is asking members to complete their equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) census. CIH is urging members to complete their EDI census to discover what their membership, and in turn, the housing profession looks like across the UK.

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Ahead of Homes for Scotland's Annual Lunch 2023 this week, chief executive Jane Wood discusses the need to build more homes. Everyone should have a place to call home and as I mark my first year as chief executive at Homes for Scotland, I have been pondering what ‘home’ means.

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