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Blog: The UK government can cut less than £12bn from benefits – and still meet its welfare target

By Adam van Lohuizen, senior economic analyst at Shelter

Published 29 May 2015

Skye house builder brings affordable homes to Auldearn

Skye based house builder R.House has launched its largest multi-unit development to date with four units dedicated to social housing.

Published 29 May 2015

Perth and Kinross residents given chance to make neighbourhood improvements

Perth and Kinross Council tenants and local residents are being asked to identify community improvement projects in their neighbourhoods, and then help take them through to completion.

Published 29 May 2015

Feature: Not just a desk job

John McClarey, business development officer at CIH Scotland, charts his day shadowing staff at Weslo Housing Management.

Published 29 May 2015

Friends embark on five day wild adventure for Shelter Scotland

Two friends will embark on a trek across rough terrain in all weathers this weekend to raise money to help homeless and badly housed people across Scotland.

Published 29 May 2015

Charity boost thanks to West Scotland builder

A local foodbank has become one of the first charities to be given a cash boost by a regional builder as part of its year-long initiative to support local communities.

Published 29 May 2015

Glasgow City Council ‘fully acknowledges’ homelessness ‘logjam’

Glasgow City Council has told Scottish Housing News that it “fully acknowledges” people have had to be turned away from its homelessness services as it struggles to deal with a “logjam” in temporary accommodation.

Published 28 May 2015

Queen’s Speech – CIH Scotland laments Scotland Bill’s ‘lack of clarity’

CIH Scotland has expressed its concerns over the inclusion of the Scotland Bill in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech.

Published 28 May 2015

Queen’s Speech – Mixed reaction to English Housing Bill

The UK government unveiled more details of its Housing Bill during the Queen’s Speech yesterday but the plans have been greeted with a mixed reaction.

Published 28 May 2015

Over 200 new council homes set for West Lothian and North Lanarkshire

Affordable housing developer Lovell is set to design and build 221 new council homes for North Lanarkshire Council and West Lothian Council at a combined value of £23.61 million.

Published 28 May 2015

City of Edinburgh Council backs renting reform campaign

The City of Edinburgh Council has passed a motion in support of a campaign calling for reform of the private rented sector.

Published 28 May 2015

Scottish rents rise at highest annual rate for five months

Average Scottish rents recorded in April increased by 1.6 per cent in a year, according to Your Move’s latest Scottish Rental Index.

Published 28 May 2015

Homes for Scotland warns of ‘housing limbo’ as first time buyer lending falls by 23 per cent

Lending to first-time buyers in Scotland was down in both value and volume, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Published 28 May 2015

River Clyde Homes celebrates young apprentices

River Clyde Homes celebrated Scottish Apprenticeship Week by showcasing the benefits that four apprentices bring to the housing association.

Published 28 May 2015

Funding boost for home improvements in North Lanarkshire

Homeowners in North Lanarkshire are set for to benefit from warmer homes and cheaper bills after North Lanarkshire Council received £2.9 million to improve energy efficiency following a successful funding bid.

Published 28 May 2015