Average rents in Scotland reached a new peak in May, according to the latest Scotland Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move. The report by one of Scotland's largest lettings agent networks said the average Scottish rent reached an all-time high of £544 in May 2015, an increase of 1 per cent on the previo
More than £13.2 million in council tax payments went unpaid to Glasgow City Council in the 2014/15 financial year, according to new figures. Meanwhile, the local authority's collection rate for the tax reached an all-time high.
Blackwood Chief Executive Fanchea Kelly A housing support service has won a five-star review from the Care Inspectorate for its commitment to person-centred care, strong teamwork implementation and strong support from staff.
George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced new plans to automatically grant planning permission for housing on many brownfield sites.
Campaigners for rent controls have hit back at Scottish landlords who may be planning to raise rents in response to a reduction in the amount of tax relief for buy-to-let mortgages.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with some of the people who attend Dunedin Canmore’s Digital Skills for All class First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was welcomed by tenants and staff at Dunedin Canmore this week as she saw for herself how a digital inclusion project is increasing job prospects for loca
Feline Good in Fernhill Children living in Fernhill have created a "spect-CAT-ular" graffiti art mural with help from professional art group Art Pistol.
Graeme Brown, director of Shelter Scotland Housing charity Shelter Scotland has warned that new changes to housing benefit entitlement for 18-21 year olds could increase youth homelessness in the UK.
A local initiative led by housing provider Thenue Housing is encouraging people in Cranhill, Glasgow to grow their own food and become more energy-efficient.
From left to right: Gavin High, Margaret Cowie, Duncan Macrae and Mark Millard receive their Committed to Excellence Award from Claire Ford, CEO, Quality Scotland Caledonia Housing Association has celebrated the receipt of the Committed to Excellence award at the Scottish Awards for Business Excelle
Mary Taylor The chief executive of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said new welfare changes could be as devastating to the sector as the bedroom tax.
George Osborne The UK government's commitment to 1 per cent annual rent reductions in the social rented sector will negatively affect affordable housebuilding, according to independent analysis.
Angus Housing Association has set a record low for its rent arrears, with only 1.82 per cent of current tenants' rent uncollected as at 31 March 2015. Hailed as a "magnificent achievement", it is a slight improvement on its 2013/14 figure of 1.92 per cent and well inside the Association's own 2 per
George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is expected to announce today that his planned £12 billion cuts to the UK's welfare budget will be spread over a longer period of time.
Kirkcaldy is to benefit from a new project by Kingdom Housing Association which will see the construction of 15 new affordable, energy-efficient homes at a cost of £1.5 million.