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Social housing rents campaign gathers pace

Abertay Housing Association is one of 24 UK organisations to have signed up for a new social housing rents campaign, launched to deliver vital time and cost savings for housing providers.

Published 30 April 2015

Foundations laid for new homes in Lerwick

Building work has begun on two new Hjaltland Housing Association (HHA) projects in Lerwick which when complete will accommodate 55 tenants.

Published 30 April 2015

Fife Council approves first Empty Homes loan application

Fife Council has approved the first successful loan from the ‘Empty Homes Loan Scheme’, a scheme available to owners of long-term empty homes with properties that require extensive repairs to bring them up to a lettable standard.

Published 30 April 2015

Maybole housing development nominated for another award

Ayrshire Housing’s Burns Wynd, Maybole development is one of only two Scottish housing association projects to be shortlisted in the prestigious annual RIAS and RIBA awards.

Published 30 April 2015

Inverclyde Common Housing Register to review Allocations Policy

The Inverclyde Common Housing Register (ICHR) is reviewing its Allocations Policy and would like to hear the views of customers in relation to the draft policy and feedback on the proposed changes.

Published 30 April 2015

Aberdeenshire Council to decide on retrospective Gypsy/Traveller site applications

Aberdeenshire Council will be asked to decide on two retrospective planning applications relating to an unauthorised Gypsy/Traveller site near St Cyrus today.

Published 30 April 2015

Lady Provost marks major makeover for Edinburgh hostel

Edinburgh’s Lady Provost met with young tenants of the Four Square Stopover to celebrate the Grove Street hostel’s £60,000 makeover.

Published 30 April 2015

Advertorial: PWS proves the perfect choice for Deans Engineering

Grey foiled PVC-U windows are a key element in a stylish renovation of a disused bakery building in Glasgow carried out by civil engineering and ground works specialists Deans Engineering.

Published 30 April 2015

Universal Credit and rent controls dominate Dundee West hustings

Representatives from five of the General Election candidates for the Dundee West constituency came together last night to debate social housing and devolution last night in a hustings organised by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and co-hosted by Angus Housing Association.

Published 29 April 2015

Regulator publishes Charter key findings report for tenants

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a new summary report for tenants on the key findings of its first National Report on the Scottish Social Housing Charter.

Published 29 April 2015

Scottish Welfare Fund helps nearly 135,000 households

The Scottish Welfare Fund has helped nearly 135,000 households since the scheme began in April 2013, according to new statistics.

Published 29 April 2015

More affordable housing investment agreed for Fife

Fife Council is to continue beyond its current commitment of 2,700 new homes by 2017 after agreeing a two-year extension of its Affordable Housing Programme.

Published 29 April 2015

Deal signed to bring 550 new homes to Dalmarnock Power Station site

The latest stage on the ongoing transformation of the Glasgow’s East End will see 550 homes constructed on the site of the former Dalmarnock Power Station, it was revealed yesterday.

Published 29 April 2015

Edinburgh approves prescription boilers scheme

Edinburgh Council has approved a ‘boiler on prescription’ scheme to improve residents’ health and reduce emergency NHS admissions.

Published 29 April 2015

Tender opens for new Heating Services Framework in Scotland

LHC Scotland would like to hear from contractors experienced in providing heating services for social landlords and other public sector bodies.

Published 29 April 2015