The community in the Kinglassie area have donated 100 'survival bags' to Kingdom Housing Association for homeless people as part of a campaign to raise awareness of the problems faced by the homeless in Fife.
The Hailes in Haddington by McCarthy & Stone Stewart Milne Homes, Barratt Developments in Scotland and the Scotland team at McCarthy & Stone are celebrating after achieving 5 star ratings in the new Home Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction survey 2017.
Kevin Scarlett Eighteen housing associations in Scotland - including the Haymarket Group of associations - have agreed to take part in a sector scorecard pilot to benchmark a range of business health and efficiency measures.
Smaller housing associations across Scotland perform much better than larger ones on key Charter indicators, according to a new report from Glasgow and West of Scotland Forum of Housing Associations (GWSF). The report, produced for GWSF by Scotland’s Housing Network, shows that the smallest associ
Community groups and social enterprises across Scotland are being invited to a free conference to learn about the latest funding and support packages for local energy schemes. The annual Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) Conference is a two-day event that aims to give groups all the info
Scottish Housing News is delighted to announce that it has been named among the ‘Top 50 Poverty Blogs & Websites to end poverty around the world’ – the only Scottish-based publication on the list. Online blog compendium Feedspot selected SHN from thousands of top poverty blogs in its index
Kingdom Housing Association chief executive, Bill Banks (left) with housing minister Kevin Stewart Affordable housing in Shetland, Borders and Fife has received a boost of £16 million this month thanks to Scottish Government investment in charitable bonds.
The construction of a new town in East Lothian is to begin next year after councillors approved the first phase of the development. Planning approval in principle was granted for 1,600 new homes at Blindwells, on part of a 392 acre site near Tranent.
Ian Brennan New analysis of the financial health of registered social landlords (RSLs) in Scotland has revealed that most RSLs are continuing to manage their resources to ensure their financial well-being and economic effectiveness.
Scotland’s land, property and construction sectors must collaborate more effectively to help end rising homelessness and deliver more affordable homes, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has said today. The professional body is asking those who work in the industry to pledge their
Terrie Alafat The gap between the help with housing costs that young, single people in the private sector get and their rents is making housing virtually inaccessible, new Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) research has revealed.
Putting people with lived experience of homelessness at the centre of the solution is key, writes Ewan Aitken as he blogs on Shelter Scotland’s Homelessness Conference. I was very pleased to be asked to chair the Shelter Scotland Homelessness Conference last week. It’s the kind of thing I really
The award-winning team representing the Association at the ceremony in Stirling Maryhill Housing has been named as a winner in the 2017 Local Environmental Quality Awards from environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful.