TIS has announced the winners of the 2015 TIS National Excellence Awards, in association with the Scottish Government and sponsored by Dundee City Council. The winners were announced at a dazzling awards ceremony on Saturday, hosted by Glasgow born actress, Libby McArthur.
Tricia O'Keefe The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) is expanding its support for housing professionals in the Republic of Ireland by appointing Tricia O’Keefe as professional development co-ordinator.
The Scottish Government has awarded Argyll and Bute Council funding to deliver a range of energy efficiency measures to households in Islay. The Home Energy Efficiency Programme for Scotland: Area Based Scheme (HEEPS: ABS) includes a range of measures – including internal and external wall insulat
The hugely inspiring and motivating TIS Annual Conference 2015 saw tenants, residents and housing staff from all over Scotland working together to make a difference. TIS were thrilled to welcome more delegates than any previous year to Glasgow to take part in a full and varied programme with an exce
A group of tenants whose job it is to scrutinise the work of Thenue Housing Association has triumphed in a top award. The association’s Resident Empowerment Scrutiny Team (REST) - set up just 18 months ago - was named at the weekend as one of the winners in the TIS National Excellence Awards.
Robert Black A major report has called for a radical look at the future direction of housing policy in Scotland and links the benefits of having a decent, safe and secure home to better health and life chances for all.
Aileen McLeod Reducing energy bills and fighting fuel poverty will be at the heart of the Scottish Government’s efforts to tackle climate change as ministers announced a comprehensive new package of measures covering transport, environment and energy.
East Lothian Council has approved a £10 million housing modernisation plan. A total of £10.15m has been allocated to spend on the modernisation of existing council housing stock the refurbishment of properties acquired via the open market and improving energy efficiency.
West Lothian Council has increased the housing options available for local people with the re-launch of the new West Lothian Home Choice website. The new website has been developed in conjunction with several surrounding local authorities including Edinburgh, the Lothian's and Falkirk who are part o
Hackney Council has amended an order that threatened rough sleepers with court action and fines of up to £1,000 following a campaign by homelessness groups and local people who said it risked criminalising vulnerable people. The local authority’s public space protection order (PSPO) introduced by