There will be almost 600 more homeless children in Scotland this Christmas than last year, Shelter Scotland announced as it launched its Winter appeal. A total of 5,224 children will wake up homeless on Christmas Day - an increase of 591 on last year - according to the charity, which called it a "sc
A team from the Institute for Social Policy, Housing, Environment and Real Estate (I-SPHERE) at Heriot-Watt University has raised over £3,000 from a youth homelessness charity. The team is participating in The Rock Trust's Ending Youth Homelessness Sleep-Out in Edinburgh's Festival Square tomorrow.
The number of empty council properties in Aberdeen has been halved in the past year. The number of void properties available for re-let declined from 399 to 211 (47 per cent) between October 2015 and October 2016, a new report by Martin Smith, the council's area housing manager, states.
North Lanarkshire Council's annual tenant conference takes place this Saturday with the theme 'NL Homes - Building Your Future'. The conference, taking place from 9am to 12.45pm at Airdrie Academy, brings together tenants and residents, partner agencies and voluntary organisations who have the same
West Dunbartonshire Council will today discuss proposals to refresh its empty homes strategy in a bid to tackle the housing shortage in the area. There are more than 400 empty private properties in West Dunbartonshire, according to council tax records, and more than 3,900 applicants on the council's
Glasgow has topped property website Zoopla's list of UK cities where it's cheaper to buy a house than to rent. Buying a home is now more cost-effective than renting in nearly two thirds (60 per cent) of British cities, according to Zoopla's research into the monthly cost of renting a two-bedroom hom