Kathryn Taylor Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has congratulated its modern apprentice Kathryn Taylor after she gained a place at this year’s Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) Apprentice Challenge.
Calls for new welfare at Holyrood to be used to redress some the “devastating” impacts of benefit sanctions on women will be heard by MSPs today. The Scottish Parliament’s welfare reform committee will be given a series of expert submissions which further evidence the impact of san
More than £1.6 million of improvements to council houses across Dundee are set to be discussed by councillors next week. Dundee City Council’s housing committee will be asked to award a number of tenders including window replacement and external concrete work.
The Highland Council is the first local authority in the UK to trial a new Universal Credit application process that enables landlords to electronically submit an Alternative Payment Arrangement to support vulnerable tenants. The council is working with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to
Shelter Scotland has published a paper which sets out the principles it believes should underpin further devolution of social security - including housing benefit – to the Scottish Parliament, and what steps the Scottish Government and UK governments should take in relation to the devolution of so
Christopher Hamer and board chariman Bill McClintock The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme has unveiled two new versions of its Code of Practice for sales and lettings agents operating in Scotland as it officially marked the launch of TPO Scotland.
A housing association has set up its own estate agency to help raise funds for new affordable homes. Launched by Gloucestershire-based Two Rivers Housing Group yesterday, TwoCan property sales and lettings agency will gift all of its profit to support the work of the local housing charity.
Margaret Rowe and her dog Glen Over 80 Port Glasgow homes are enjoying being connected to the gas network for the first time and are already benefitting from cheaper fuel bills and more efficient heating.
(left to right) Lovell graduate trainee Kerrie Lee; Mary Leishman of Investors in People Scotland; Lovell regional director Alan Taylor; Lovell labourer Peter Phinn and Lovell joiner John Fitzsimmons Affordable housing developer Lovell has achieved the Investors in Young People Accreditation, the on
People in Scotland facing bad housing and homelessness will now be able to access free, housing, money and debt advice via their computer, tablets and mobile phones – with one-to-one support and signposting provided digitally from housing advisors. The new digital advice service has been launched