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Launching a regular SHN column on Technology Enabled Care in Housing (TECH), Steph Elliot highlights a new interim report that reveals advances made by the TECH programme over the past two and a half years. The social housing sector in Scotland reaches over 600,000 households across the country

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Lucie Dunn introduces a new guide to homelessness prevention published yesterday by Crisis which includes a compendium of projects, services and approaches with practical examples of homelessness prevention from Scotland and beyond. Yesterday Crisis published 75 Ways to Prevent Homelessnes

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Aaron Hill, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations' (SFHA) director of policy and membership, announced the relaunch of SFHA members' forums and discusses how the changes will support members' needs. SFHA’s forums are a key part of our member offer – supporting us to engage directly

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Sally Thomas reflects on the SFHA's recent Annual Conference and how collaboration is key if the sector is to create the future it wants. It was so good to see so many of our members, associates and partner organisations, in person, at our recent Annual Conference. All SFHA conferences take a great

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Planning minister Tom Arthur and chief planner Fiona Simpson have written to update stakeholders on aspects of the work programme, heading into the summer recess period. For all of us, we have been working through what has been a particularly busy and important time for Scotland’s planning sys

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Steven Simpson from Cruden Homes (East) examines what lies ahead for the housing market, the challenges faced and meeting changing customer needs. Just last month Cruden Homes was amongst the winners at the annual Homes for Scotland Awards. Awards are always welcome, but they mean even more during t

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Investment in social housing targets poverty, homelessness, net-zero and education and employment, argues Homeless Action Scotland (HAS) CEO Gavin Yates. The Scottish Government’s Resource Spending Review has been well picked over. Launched on June 1, it attempted to square the circle of keepi

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John Blackwood from the Scottish Association of Landlords considers the Covid Recovery Bill amendments and wider housing issues including the increase of landlords leaving the private rented sector. “We have had enough of experts” has become the mantra for poor policy decisions and

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