Efforts to reduce the number of households living in temporary accommodation will be backed by at least £60 million to support a national acquisition plan to increase the supply of social and affordable housing, the Scottish Government announced today. The funding will support councils and reg
King Tut's is one of five new Best Bar None Glasgow venues signing up to support vulnerable people involved in begging. The iconic live music venue has pledged to display QR codes on their premises which enable customers to donate to Street Change Glasgow.
A Tenants Support Fund of £500,000 is to be established to help East Ayrshire Council’s tenants facing the financial burden of the cost of living crisis. Agreed at a recent meeting of the council's cabinet, the fund will help to prevent homelessness by sustaining tenancies and will allev
Homelessness charity Cyrenians is to partner with the Women in Safe Homes fund to buy and refurbish properties to create safe homes for women who have experienced domestic abuse. The pioneering Women in Safe Homes fund was created in response to the need for safe, decent housing for women who are mo
Housing minister Paul McLennan has called on the UK Government to increase in local housing allowance rates (LHA) to avoid a surge in homelessness. Used to calculate Universal Credit payments for private tenants, LHA has been frozen in cash terms since 2020 and the freeze is due to continu
Ensuring everyone in Scotland has access to adequate housing should be put at the centre of policy-making at every level of government, according to a new call from more than a dozen organisations working across housing, homelessness, local government and the legal sector.
To mark ten years of practice, the founders of Glasgow-based architecture studio HAUS Collective aims to raise £10,000 for homelessness charity, The Marie Trust, by taking on a sponsored 532-mile bike ride from Glasgow to Berlin. The route will take HAUS directors Jim Webster and Murray Hender
Strategic communication consultancy Aspect has selected Aberdeen Cyrenians as its first Charity of the Year in what is the charity’s 55th year supporting vulnerable people in north east Scotland. The innovative partnership will see Aberdeen Cyrenians benefit from Aspect’s expertise, crea