Julia Unwin Julia Unwin CBE, the chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT), is stepping down from her role at the end of 2016 after leading the organisations for the past 10 years.
CCG Asset Management (AM) has signed a four-year repairs contract with Hawthorn Housing Co-operative. The firm will install 40 new boilers, 160 new heating systems, 40 new kitchens, and 191 new bathrooms for homes across the North Glasgow area.
Angela Constance First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has tasked Angela Constance with overseeing the Scottish Government’s pledge to deliver 50,000 new affordable homes over the next parliament as well as taking forward the implementation of new welfare powers being devolved to Scotland.
Thousands of Scots are being pushed into poverty and homelessness because of higher private rental costs as a direct result of failures to protect the country’s social housing stock, a think tank has found. While Scotland had almost one million social rental homes in 1990, the report by the Scotla
Letting agents from across Scotland will today start signing up to a new programme of compliance with government regulations with the aim of raising standards and driving rogue operators out of the market. Developed by Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS) and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH
Multi-sector firm Campbell & Kennedy (C&K) has been selected by the Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Inverclyde housing association consortium I-FLAIR to join its social housing property maintenance framework. C&K will have opportunities to carry out electrical maintenance work for me
Midlothian Council is to make a number of changes to its housing allocation policy in order to make best use of its stock. Among the changes is the reintroduction of the choice of one- or two-bedroom housing for single people and couples.
North Lanarkshire Council’s tenancy support service in Bellshill and Viewpark has received a very positive rating from the Care Inspectorate for providing support to help people stay in their homes and avoid homelessness. The report praised the local authority’s support services for vulnerable p
An event has been held to mark a year into a project which helps residents in the Donside area of Aberdeen reduce their carbon emissions and live a more environmentally sustainable lifestyle. The Greening Donside project was a partnership initiative involving the Donside Community Association, Langs
Russell Young Many in the Scottish housing community will be looking forward to the 31st May with a combination of apprehension and anticipation. As many will be all too well aware, that is the deadline for landlords to submit their Annual Return on the Charter (ARC) submissions to the Scottish Hous
A new initiative offering formerly homeless people the chance to volunteer at the 2016 Homeless World Cup has scored a Big Lottery Fund grant of £343,353. Aiming to create a lasting legacy from July’s Homeless World Cup, the Glasgow Life led project will recruit and train 200 people to volunteer