Alan Ferguson The Existing Homes Alliance has called on the Scottish Government to reverse its decision to cut the fuel poverty/energy efficiency budget.
Jamie Maclennan (CalMax), Gordon Murray (HHP Board), Peter O’Donnell (HHP), Alasdair Mackenzie (HHP Board), Norman Macleod (HHP Board), Cal Mackay (CalMax) Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has begun the next phase of its housing development programme with work starting on 34 houses across three
(left to right) Back Row: Scott Lindsay, Corran McIntosh, Josh Martin, Lynne Dunn, Kyle Thomson, Roger Gardiner, Connor Webster and Martin Mentiplay. Front Row: Logan Richardson, Scott Cape, Kyle Matthews, Brendan Urquhart Ten unemployed Fife youngsters have begun careers in the construction industr
Hawthorn Housing Co-operative has released a smartphone app for tenants to pay rent, report a repair and find out information about what is happening in their area. The Co-op, from Possilpark in Glasgow, can also use the app to remind tenants when rent is due to be paid and to quickly provide inform
Moray Council could become the first Scottish local authority to break the eight year council tax freeze. None of Scotland's 32 councils have increased tax since the Scottish Government introduced a freeze in 2007.
Ground cutting on site are (left to right) David Bolton, associate director, public sector, Barclays; Clyde Valley Housing Association’s vice chairperson Allan Murray and finance director Shirley MacDonald and Alasdair Gardner, regional managing director, commercial banking, Bank of Scotland Clyde
Scotland should set an ambitious new target of generating the equivalent of 50 per cent of its total electricity, heat and transport demand from renewables by 2030, according to industry body Scottish Renewables. Meeting the new goal would require a threefold increase in green energy generation, wit
Alarm engineer Scott Fernie and North Lanarkshire Council property manager John Apperson People living in North Lanarkshire are being urged to fight against fire in their homes this winter.
The number of children in temporary accommodation in Scotland has increased since last year but the number of people assessed as homeless has fallen, new figures have revealed. According to quarterly data from the Scottish Government, there are now 4,923 children in temporary accommodation - an incr
Children living in Scotland spent nearly one million days homeless during 2015, according to a new report. Analysis of Scottish Government statistics following a Freedom of Information request by Shelter Scotland showed that in 2014-15 local authorities provided around 3.8 million days of temporary
Students in Scotland have roundly rejected one of the principal tenets of the Scottish Government’s Private Housing (Tenancies) Bill as unworkable and failing to recognise their specific needs and interests. In a new study of attitudes, opinions and needs of those living in the private rented sect
Baillie Violet Weir presents RSHA chair Margaret Vass with a Stirling Council Civic Plaque to mark the Association’s contribution over its first 25 years. Watching on are founder members (from left to right) Jim Milne, Dorothy Simpson, David Frood and Rosemary Williams plus Director Tony Teasdale
Scottish Labour has accused the SNP of planning to cut the country’s fuel poverty budget by up to £15 million in the next year. Last month, the Scottish Government committed £103m to improve energy efficiency and tackle fuel poverty in its Draft Budget 2016/17 which appeared to be an increase on
Environment minister Aileen McLeod launches plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding A plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding has been launched by environment minister Aileen McLeod.
Plans have been submitted plans to build 54 apartments on a brownfield site at Bell Street in Glasgow. Glasgow Edinburgh Developments is working in conjunction with Grant Stafford Ltd on the project which will also consist of 5,000 square feet of commercial space and over 40 parking spaces.