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New Gorbals pledges to reverse lock-changes on its properties

New Gorbals Housing Association has promised to reverse any attempt by Serco to change locks on its properties as part of efforts to prevent the eviction of asylum seekers in Glasgow.

Published 19 July 2019

Management changes ring once again at Weslo

Wednesday was a big day at Weslo Housing Management when the curtain was brought down for three board members following a successful Annual General Meeting.

Published 19 July 2019

Celebration time as Williamsburgh Housing Association marks four decades of achievements

Williamsburgh Housing Association is celebrating 40 years of improving housing for thousands of families.

Published 19 July 2019

Aberdeen pushes ahead with largest council house programme in 50 years

The biggest council housebuilding programme in Aberdeen in more than half a century has taken another major step forward as plans progressed for 283 new homes.

Published 19 July 2019

Hebridean Housing Partnership officially opens Corran Cismaol development

Jane Mackinnon, a former long-standing Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) board member, officially opened Corran Cismaol at Castlebay in Barra this week.

Published 19 July 2019

Over-regulation of short-term lets ‘could pose risk to rural tourism’

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has called on the Scottish Government to ensure local authorities have the powers to apply any new regulations for short-term lets to only those areas that have recognised issues with anti-social behaviour or a housing shortage.

Published 19 July 2019

Housing minister praises Salvation Army’s Housing First work

Housing minister Kevin Stewart has seen first-hand the impact of Housing First during a visit to a Salvation Army-run hub in Glasgow.

Published 19 July 2019

England: £225m public bond completed at lowest ever rate in social housing sector

English housing association Accent Group has priced a £225 million public bond at a coupon rate of 2.625% with a further £125m retained for future sale.

Published 19 July 2019

Scotland’s changing energy market ‘must put consumers first’

Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed a new report which argues that the rapidly-changing energy market across the UK means there is a need for new measures to protect consumers.

Published 19 July 2019

Scottish Land Commission seeks views on community engagement

The Scottish Land Commission has launched a new survey seeking views of communities across Scotland about community engagement in decisions relating to land.

Published 19 July 2019

EVH raises incredible £100k for CHAS

Employers in Voluntary Housing (EVH) is celebrating its outstanding contribution to Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) after more than a decade of dedicated fundraising.

Published 19 July 2019

Port of Leith Housing Association chief executive to retire next year

Keith Anderson, chief executive of Port of Leith Housing Association, has announced his intention to retire after leading the organisation for 11 years.

Published 18 July 2019

Cadder Housing Association mourns loss of vice-chair

Cadder Housing Association is saddened to report the loss of its vice-chair Ruby Hunter, who passed away on Monday 15 July 2019.

Published 18 July 2019

Rapid Rehousing funding increased by £9m

An additional £9 million of funding will be provided to local authorities to prevent homelessness and help people into more permanent accommodation.

Published 18 July 2019

GHA breathes life into Glasgow stables as first tenants move into new flats

A stable block which was home to dozens of working horses in Glasgow has been transformed into 52 new flats for mid-market rent.

Published 18 July 2019