Matt Willcock While the build to rent market in Scotland is still behind the rest of the UK, demand is growing and developments in the sector can cater for everyone, including families, writes Matt Willcock.
To mark HouseMark Scotland’s launch of a new Housing Development Club which aims to provide advice, practical support and networking opportunities, club manager Susan Napier explores the history behind housing development. History tells us that people built their own houses if they were poor and w
The Scottish Government’s Housing and Social Justice Homelessness Team provides an update on the progress it’s making with partners to prevent, tackle and end homelessness. On behalf of the Homelessness Prevention and Strategy Group, the Scottish Government will publish a high-level Ending Homel
Amy Norton Amy Norton argues that promoting more Build to Rent developments for the mid-market rent sector would be an effective means of striking a balance to get investment so more properties are built to help contribute towards the Scottish Government’s affordable housing pledge.
Rock Trust property officer Tammy Reilly details a new Rent Deposit Scheme project which aims to help young people secure tenancies in the private sector. What are the causes of homelessness? We ask again and again. We share evidence. We share reports. Some of the answers change, some stay the same.
In a guest blog written for Inclusion Scotland, the Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights a new guide for disabled people living in Scotland looking at social housing, the private rented sector and adaptations (for all tenures). In December 2016, the Equality and Human Rights Commission la
Jim Barclay Following on from last week’s Annual Homelessness Conference, Glasgow Homeless Network’s Jim Barclay issues a challenge to the sector to work closer together to end homelessness in Scotland.