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Maureen Watson to leave SFHA

Maureen Watson is to leave the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) after more than 25 years, following a restructure of the organisation.

Published 13 May 2015

Link signs SCVO Digital Participation Charter

As part of its commitment to helping its tenants get online Link Group Ltd has become the latest signatory of the SCVO Digital Participation Charter.

Published 13 May 2015

Councillors urged to ‘stop procrastinating’ over Edinburgh’s Local Development Plan

Home builders have urged Edinburgh councillors preparing to meet tomorrow to move ahead with submitting the draft Local Development Plan to the Scottish Government for examination in order to start addressing the city’s housing shortage and avoid further delays.

Published 13 May 2015

Planning brief unveiled for former Dundee school site

Developers looking to build at a former school site in Dundee will have a broad outlines of what Dundee City Council expects if the redevelopment guidance is agreed at the city development committee next week.

Published 13 May 2015

Blog: My first month at CIH: opportunities and challenges

New CIH chief executive Terrie Alafat reflects on her first month at the helm.

Published 13 May 2015

SHARE welcomes entries for Committee/Board Learner of the Year award

It’s getting close to that time of year again when SHARE is waiting for entries for its Committee/Board Learner of the Year.

Published 13 May 2015

UK: German PRS firm enters UK market with 500-home project

German property firm Patrizia has revealed plans to build its first private rental scheme in the UK.

Published 13 May 2015

Partick tenants invited to reshape Glasgow’s museums

Partick Housing Association is offering its customers the chance to take part in a workshop to help shape the future of Glasgow’s museums.

Published 13 May 2015

Blog: What now for the welfare of Scotland?

David Bookbinder on the tricky issue of welfare in Scotland and the UK following last week’s general election result.

Published 12 May 2015

Universal Credit reaches Scottish Isles

The national roll out of Universal Credit continued yesterday with the benefit now available to new single claimants in Kirkwall, Lerwick and Stornoway.

Published 12 May 2015

Easthall Park celebrates Small Social landlord of the Year award

Easthall Park Housing Co-operative was the proud recipient of the "Housing Excellence Small Social landlord of the Year 2015" award in Manchester last week.

Published 12 May 2015

Forth HA wins lottery funding for Connecting Stirling project

The computer skills of tenants throughout the Stirling Council area are set to improve thanks to a Big Lottery award to Forth Housing Association.

Published 12 May 2015

Innovative eco house designed by students takes shape

An eco-friendly house designed by New College Lanarkshire students has begun to take shape.

Published 12 May 2015

Scottish people power energy campaign launches today

A Scotland-wide people power campaign to cut the cost of electricity and gas in Scotland is being launched today.

Published 12 May 2015

Bield tenants have Romanian charity appeal sewn up

Tenants of Bield’s retirement housing development in Penicuik have been hard at work knitting blankets for impoverished children and older people in Romania.

Published 12 May 2015