Richard Aird Introduction
North Lanarkshire Council is to publish its Consultative Draft Local Housing Strategy (LHS) following a series of Local Housing Strategy engagement opportunities. The publication on Monday will mark the formal consultation stage of the strategy’s production and the local authority is now seeking f
Tenants at a Bield retirement housing development in Motherwell have embarked on a mission to stay active by taking part in a global initiative for the over 50s. With the support of a group of volunteers from the local church, Daziel Parish, fifteen tenants from Glenview Court have become involved i
Partick Housing Association has produced a commemorative publication as part of its 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Through interviews with tenants, current and former employees and board members, the publication outlines how Glasgow’s built heritage was preserved by housing associations. There are
Bubble and Squeak Ayrshire Housing’s annual pet competition goes from strength to strength.
It was a Christmas cracker of an idea and proved to be a festive hit in Maryhill and Ruchill. Staff and board members from Maryhill Housing Association hit the volunteering trail for the second time in four months this week.
Irvine Housing Association has produced a special video Christmas card for 2015 which showcases what it has been up to this year.
Up to £20m of loan finance from the Scottish Government is available until the end of this financial year to help build more affordable homes across Scotland. The money will be loaned out by Allia, a national charity with 16 years’ experience of managing social investment products. Responding to
John Swinney The Scottish Government has announced a year-year increase of £90 million to its affordable housing budget to help it achieve its target of delivering 50,000 affordable homes during the next parliament.
Aileen McLeod Measures announced in the Draft Budget for 2016-17 will help a fairer and wealthier society through Land Reform, environment minister Aileen McLeod has said.
Triodos Bank is targeting further lending to social housing providers after taking its lending commitments to the sector to £250 million. In the last year Triodos Bank has arranged lending facilities totalling more than £25m to seven different housing association customers across the UK, making it
Places for People has received authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for its financial service offering. Applying to consumer credit permissions, the FCA authorisation means that Places for People Financial Services can continue to directly lend unsecured personal loans and admini
Argyll and Bute Council has made solid improvement but needs to build on this for the future, according to a new report from the Accounts Commission. Published today, the report by the local government watchdog welcomes progress since 2013 in the council's decision making, scrutiny, governance, and
Housing minister Margaret Burgess, Glasgow City Council leader Frank McAveety and GHA chair Gordon Sloan with GHA tenants and staff, representatives of the Scottish Government, the city council and contractors CCG at Sighthill The first stage of the transformation of a Glasgow community is complete,
Cllrs MacLennan and Murphy meet former Nurses outside the Belhaven Ward Work is due to begin preparing a site in the Highlands for a housing development project, it has been announced.