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Two Elderpark Housing staff celebrate 40 years of service

Two long-serving members of staff at Elderpark Housing are celebrating their 40 years of service with the Association.

Published 17 January 2020

Aberdeen affordable homes plan recommended for refusal

Councillors have been asked to reject plans for 30 affordable homes in the west of Aberdeen.

Published 17 January 2020

New council homes approved for Maybole

Plans have been approved to build 14 new council homes on contaminated land in Maybole.

Published 17 January 2020

Alex Orr: Draft proposal published for capital’s development

As the City of Edinburgh Council publishes its plan for the sustainable development of the city until 2030, Alex Orr outlines what the proposals mean for greenbelt development, affordable housing, short-term lets and more.

Published 17 January 2020

Sigma Capital expands Edinburgh team to support PRS offering

Edinburgh-based PRS property investor Sigma Capital has expanded its Edinburgh team with four new starters across its development, finance and administration teams.

Published 17 January 2020

Helen Harrison named new operations director at Integrator Housing Solutions

Asset management software provider Integrator Housing Solutions has appointed a new operations director as the business looks ahead to continued growth in its 20th year. 

Published 17 January 2020

Blog: Why are an increasing number of people in housing talking about TECH?

Technology Enabled Care in Housing (TECH) programme co-ordinator Geraldine Begg and engagement officer Graeme Hamilton discuss the TECH programme and how it can help your organisation.

Published 17 January 2020

Homes planned at site of former Polmont care home

The former Oakbank Home on Wilson Avenue will be home to 21 new flats and seven new bungalows to be built by Falkirk Council if planning permission is obtained.

Published 17 January 2020

Glasgow flats conversion plan withdrawn for further review

Proposals to convert a former Pollokshields school building into flats have been withdrawn by the applicant.

Published 17 January 2020

170,000 children eligible for new Scottish Child Payment benefit

An estimated 170,000 children will be eligible for the new £10 weekly Scottish Child Payment when it goes live later this year, the Scottish Government has revealed.

Published 17 January 2020

SBHA prepares to take new affordable housing projects on-site

Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) is to start work on three new sites later this winter as it continues its commitment to help meet the growing need for affordable housing in the region.

Published 16 January 2020

Over £4.2m in Ofgem redress funding awarded to energy charities

Energy Saving Trust has today announced over £4.2 million has been awarded to 30 charities across England, Scotland and Wales in the latest round of the Energy Redress Scheme.

Published 16 January 2020

Western Isles empty homes scheme used for Airbnb style lets

Empty homes renovated under a scheme intended to ease pressure on housing stocks are being rented out to tourists in the Western Isles, according to a new report.

Published 16 January 2020

Trust Housing Association achieves Leaders in Diversity reaccreditation

National housing, support and care provider Trust Housing Association has been reaccredited with the Leaders in Diversity (LiD) award.

Published 16 January 2020

Lorna Wilson: The future’s housing

As the SFHA reveals Housing Futures as the fourth strand of its Innovation and Future Thinking programme, Lorna Wilson shares her thoughts on the announcement.

Published 16 January 2020