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Scotland Social Housing Fuel Support Fund opens for applications

An emergency fund for Scottish housing associations to help tenants who are struggling with the cost of their energy bills is now live.

Published 16 April 2021

Barratt Homes unveils Edinburgh affordable housing drive

Barratt Homes East Scotland has committed to bringing much-needed modern and affordable homes to popular areas of Edinburgh.

Published 16 April 2021

CALA submits plans for more than 250 homes at Fauldhead

CALA Homes (West) has lodged a planning application with East Dunbartonshire Council to construct a new high-quality residential-led development at Fauldhead, near Bishopbriggs.

Published 16 April 2021

Queens Cross Housing Association courtyard pantry signs up 350th member

In just five weeks Westercommon’s new Courtyard Pantry food outlet has signed up its 350th member.

Published 16 April 2021

Steven Tolson: Housing to 2040 – a dream or promise for real deeds?

Steven Tolson, who chaired the Scottish Parliament’s Cross Party Group on Housing’s sub-group, shares his thoughts on the publication of the final vision for Housing to 2040.

Published 16 April 2021

Builders call on next Scottish Government to prioritise SME house builders

The next government must reform the planning system so that more new homes are built by SME house builders, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland following the launch of its Programme for Government today.

Published 16 April 2021

SLE launches manifesto with plea to retain affordable rural homes for renters

The drive for energy efficiency must not jeopardise the supply of affordable rural homes for local people, according to Scottish Land and Estates (SLE) as it launched a manifesto 'People, Jobs and Nature' ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections.

Published 16 April 2021

Arc-Tech MU drafted in for Glasgow’s largest Passivhaus development

Multi-utilities works have commenced at one of Glasgow’s most significant residential developments.

Published 16 April 2021

Capital Credit Union launches benefits calculator

Edinburgh-based Capital Credit Union has been inundated with hundreds of enquiries after launching an online tool to help people with benefits claims.

Published 16 April 2021

Yorkshire Building Society teams up with Age Scotland to help lift older people out of poverty

Scotland's charity for older people Age Scotland has joined forces with Yorkshire Building Society to help make a "life-changing" difference to vulnerable older people's finances.

Published 16 April 2021

16 homes planned for Baillieston care home site

Plans have been submitted for a proposed residential development on the site of a former care home in Baillieston.

Published 16 April 2021

CIH Scotland welcomes Moira Nisbet to its board

Caledonia Housing Association regeneration co-ordinator Moira Nisbet has joined the board at CIH Scotland.

Published 15 April 2021

New build flats completed for Rutherglen and Cambuslang Housing Association

Despite the challenges of a year in lockdown, Rutherglen and Cambuslang Housing Association has successfully completed the development of 18 new homes on the site of an old filling station on Hamilton Road, Halfway in Cambuslang.

Published 15 April 2021

Places for People CEO David Cowans announces retirement

Places for People group chief executive David Cowans is to retire next year after 24 years as CEO.

Published 15 April 2021

All In For Change team kick-starts 'National Conversation' on homelessness

A team with personal experience of the homelessness system are gathering information during April and May from every corner of Scotland to help understand what is needed to end homelessness.

Published 15 April 2021