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Housebuilding veteran John Muir shares his focus on the sector’s long-term resilience. This year is the 50th anniversary of Muir Homes building quality homes across Scotland. This landmark comes amidst rising energy prices and an industry bouncing back from the covid pandemic.

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Policy and practice lead David Stewart looks at the Scottish Land Commission's work on land and housing, and land reuse proposals, that could support the necessary shift from greenfield to brownfield development.  NPF4 is highly significant. It sets a framework for land use and development in S

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Janine Aitken, service lead for one of Simon Community Scotland's Men's Supported Accommodation Services in Glasgow, shares what she has learned in her first five months in the post. I have recently (approximately 5 months ago) taken up the post of Service Lead at Simon Community Scotland’s Me

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The ongoing regeneration of Dalmarnock and the surrounding area has long fascinated Jimmy Black, both from a personal and professional point of view. He trails the latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast and more.

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Neil Clapperton, CEO at Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association, reflects on a day at An Crubh and a National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) Gaelic-flavoured Charrette. An Crubh, Gaelic for the hub or nave of a spoked wheel, reminded me of the Charrette planning model, as did our choice of “Open Sp

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The Scottish Government's recent changes to the emergency rent freeze legislation have improved the position of private landlords but have also caused an imbalance in the rental market and raised questions about the government's long-term vision for the sector, writes Marcus Di Rollo. Private landlo

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Steph Elliot continues the SFHA's monthly TECH column with an introduction to the Near Me feature now available to housing associations free of charge. Near Me is an internet platform that helps health and social care providers, local authorities and other 3rd party organisations offer vid

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Jimmy Black reflects on the Passivhaus standard after a wide-ranging chat with Josiah Lockhart, CEO of Changeworks, the latest guest on the Scottish Housing News Podcast. Please don’t blame Josiah Lockhart, CEO of Changeworks, for what I write in this article. That would be far from fair, as h

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As part of a series written by the Housing and Place Delivery Forum members reflecting on Scotland’s revised and soon-to-be-adopted fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4), Steven Tolson argues that planners will be judged on the outcomes they deliver and that real change will require

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Stephen Pearson, chair of Financial Inclusion for Scotland, and Carolyn Sawers, chief executive of Corra, launch an initiative where people can help those most in need of support with energy costs.

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