Shelter Scotland's senior policy advocacy officer, Lisa Borthwick, outlines why the charity opposes a proposal in the Scottish Government's Prevention Duties consultation to remove people’s right to permanent accommodation and replace it with “stable” accommodation. I don&rsqu
Scottish Housing News Podcast co-host Jimmy Black shares his thoughts on the discussion with Community Land Scotland chair Ailsa Raeburn, the community buy out on the Isle of Gigha and the parallels with community-based housing associations. Folk singer Dougie McLean sings of the myst
Energy Action Scotland has commissioned the following article from independent consultant Dr Fraser Stewart on 'Under-occupancy and Fuel Poverty in Scotland' as a way of stimulating some deeper policy discussion about this increasingly important issue. Introduction
Environmental and regeneration delivery partner Green Action Trust showcases a number of events it is holding to mark Land Reuse Month.
Following recent CaCHE research exploring the housing experiences of those living in the private rented sector, Dr Adriana Mihaela Soaita contributes to the ongoing discussion around housing as a human right. There is a keen interest for the Scotland Government to set down the human right to housing
Positive Action in Housing CEO Robina Qureshi urges social landlords to allow their tenants to shelter refugees in their homes for short periods as a contribution to the current refugee crisis.
Calum Allmond: As Edinburgh tightens net on short-term lets, what are the options for property owners and landlords?
Calum Allmond, head of architectural services at DM Hall Chartered Surveyor, discusses the options available to Edinburgh landlords in light of the increased restrictions on short-term letting. It was always on the cards that if restrictions were to be introduced on short-term letting in Scotland, E
Jimmy Black picks up some themes from the latest episode of The Scottish Housing News Podcast with Shelter Scotland’s Gordon MacRae and Homeless Network Scotland’s Martin Gavin.
Positive Action in Housing chief executive officer Robina Qureshi outlines the charity's emergency support for refugees and its response to the recent House of Lords debate on the Nationality and Borders Bill.
Housing benefit advisor Bill Irvine details a case where DWP had refused to include a 'housing costs element' (HCE) in the award of Universal Credit to a tenant.
As planning minister Tom Arthur prepares to give evidence to the Local Government, Housing & Planning Committee this morning, Homes for Scotland head of local & regional planning Liz Hamilton says the draft NPF4 document fails to recognise the current housing crisis and is likely to fur
Common sense suggests that building houses in factories and screwing them together on site is the most efficient way of creating homes. But generally, that’s not the way we do it. So we brought two pioneers of modular construction together to explain it all on the Scottish Housing News Po
With just 10 years to reach the 2032 EESSH2 deadlines, Stirling-based Chris McGinn from PfH Scotland explores the obstacles and offers practical advice to housing providers on how they can tackle these issues.
Stewart Dalgarno, project director at the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) initiative, discusses how climate targets can be met within the house building industry. The end of the UN’s climate change conference COP26 marked the beginning of the hard work req
The latest episode of the Scottish Housing News Podcast features Ann Leslie of Lar Housing Trust and Matthew Busher of Kingdom Group, both leaders in mid-market renting (MMR). Jimmy Black wonders if MMR could fix a broken housing market… To the Romans, lares domestici were housegods who looke