Homelessness

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A homelessness charity has ended its contract with the City of Edinburgh Council to provide critical housing in three locations for some of the city’s most vulnerable residents. The project run by Right There provides two accommodation units in Pilton and one in Broomhouse, supportin

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Kieran Findlay and Jimmy Black put the Holyrood turmoil to one side and continue their exploration of various elements of the Scottish Government’s new Housing Bill with a look at proposed new homelessness prevention measures. The legislation will introduce an ‘ask and act’ duty on

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An innovative housing and employability scheme for young people has delivered brand new social housing for affordable rent in Perth city centre. Perth and Kinross Council and youth homelessness charity Rock Trust this week unveiled four newly refurbished one-bed flats for young people under EveryYou

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A young woman presented to Govan Law Centre’s Women’s Rights Project as an emergency referral as she was struggling in B&B interim accommodation provided by Glasgow City Council has been provided with a furnished tenancy. The woman and her partner had been placed in B&B accommoda

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Efforts to boost affordable housing supply by acquiring properties to bring into use for affordable housing and help reduce homelessness will be given an £80 million uplift over the next two years, the Scottish Government has announced.

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South Lanarkshire Council has granted permission to homelessness charity Social Bite for the next of its proposed village projects in Rutherglen. To be situated on a brownfield site on Harriet Street, the village will consist of 15 modern, sustainable modular homes, known as Nest houses, a

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The Scottish Parliament's Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee and Social Justice and Social Security Committee have today jointly launched a new public consultation on the Scottish Government’s Housing (Scotland) Bill with a focus on homelessness and tenants' rights. The Bill cont

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To mark the release of The Beautiful Game, the new Netflix film that features the Homeless World Cup, a new edition of the book that inspired the movie has been launched. The Beautiful Game, starring Bill Nighy and Micheal Ward, was released by Netflix on March 29. The feature-length drama

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National homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has been awarded the Outstanding Organisation ‘Five Star’ Award by the European Foundation for Quality Management. The charity was presented with the prestigious five-star Recognised by EFQM award by the chief executive of EFQM in Edi

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