The sheltered housing team at Port of Leith Housing Association have won an award for bringing the Scottish Social Services Council’s (SSSC) codes of practice to life at the SSS Awards. The event is held to recognise best practice and individuals who are making a real difference to the lives of th
Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) is to set up a new mid-market rent (MMR) practice exchange and benchmarking service after a survey revealed a high level of interest within the Scottish social rented sector. Places are still available at the first meeting of the MMR practice exchange forum for soc
CCG Asset Management has made strong progress on its latest phase of window replacements for Port of Leith Housing Association. Beginning last month, works have consisted of traditional sash and case window replacement to around 130 pre-1919 properties and, PVC window replacement to around 70 post-1
NHS Tayside energy officer John Ruddy (left) and property environmental and quality manager Philip Wilde at Ninewells Hospital Staff at NHS Tayside are learning how they can save energy at home and in the workplace as part of a new energy efficiency campaign.
Annual affordable housing supply programme approvals and completions A rise in housing completions and approvals for housing associations in Scotland has been largely welcomed by the sector though calls have been made for the delivery of new homes to be improved even further.
CCG (Scotland) Ltd is set to commence work on a new affordable housing project in Carluke this month. The Glasgow-based construction company has been commissioned by South Lanarkshire Council to create 24 new houses for social rent at Belstane Gate in the north of the town. The properties are situat
Queens Cross tenant Aminat Adeoye (right) and family taking a look around the new showflat Tenants are being showcased the upcoming results of a £16 million refurbishment of three of Glasgow’s last remaining high rises.
Completed homes from a previous phase of Fife's Affordable Housing Programme Fife Council is to invest over £40 million in another phase of affordable housing following the success of the 2012-2017 programme.
Developers have submitted a planning application for up to 200 new homes in Waterfoot, East Renfrewshire. The proposed development will include affordable housing, local retail, community facilities and associated engineering works.
Plans for more than 650 homes in Newton Mearns have been given the go-ahead by East Renfrewshire Council. Targeted for completion by 2019, the joint CALA Homes (West) and Taylor Wimpey West Scotland development at Maidenhill Farm proposes to deliver around 641 new homes.
The number of households in Scotland has continued to increase with single person households now accounting for over a third, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland (NRS). ‘Estimates of Households and Dwellings in Scotland, 2016’ found that over the last ten years t
More than £1.75 billion is being allocated to councils in a major Scottish Government commitment to stimulate investment in affordable housing. For the first time, details have been confirmed of each local authority’s full funding allocation for affordable housing over the next three years.