Russell Young Many in the Scottish housing community will be looking forward to the 31st May with a combination of apprehension and anticipation. As many will be all too well aware, that is the deadline for landlords to submit their Annual Return on the Charter (ARC) submissions to the Scottish Hous
Janice Blenkinsopp In a guest blog for Shelter Scotland, Janice Blenkinsopp talks about her research into the housing options for the often overlooked demographic of low-income adults aged 25-34 following recent welfare changes and the potential implications for our understanding of what it means to
John Perry The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was right in its criticism of the extended right to buy, says CIH policy adviser John Perry.
Ellie Hutchinson By Ellie Hutchinson, private renting project manager at Shelter Scotland
Susanne Webster As the national rollout of digital smart meters gets underway, Susanne Webster, policy and practice co-ordinator at CIH Scotland blogs about the potential impact and how the new meters can help us all make smarter energy choices.
Frances Snee By Frances Snee, empty homes adviser at Shelter Scotland
Michelle Davitt By Big Issue Invest Scotland manager Michelle Davitt
Jimmy Black Stairs. A complete nuisance if you have furniture to shift, babies to carry, shopping to bring home. That’s all of us at one time or another. And they’re a nuisance for disabled people too.
Adam Knight-Markiegi My partner is an avid Boden shopper. She likes the design of their clothes for herself and the kids. Boden know this – and they understand her. A new catalogue arrives in the post seemingly every week. She also receives a constant stream of emails. Boden’s real trick is unde
Adam Lang By Adam Lang, head of communications and policy at Shelter Scotland
Alastair Cameron cuts the ribbon on Moray Fresh Start’s new distribution centre, watched by (l-r) Chris Emson, Mary Nelson and Cath Green from the MFS committee Alastair Cameron, chief executive of Scottish Churches Housing Action, comments after opening a new distribution centre for Moray Fresh S
An independent report highlighting Eildon Group’s significant economic impact should give confidence and inspiration to the housing sector to continue to innovate and improve, writes Kirsty Wells, head of HouseMark Scotland. Dear Editor,
Debbie King, campaigns & public affairs officer at Shelter Scotland blogs on the charity’s recent #CoProWhereNow event with The Scottish Co-production Network. At our joint event on 20 April called ‘Housing and Homelessness: Where now for service user involvement?’ we wanted to:
Rosemary Brotchie By Rosemary Brotchie, policy and research manager at Shelter Scotland
Martin Armstrong Real economic and social benefit is the key, writes Martin Armstrong chief executive of Wheatley Group.