New developments with a total of 179 new council houses could be built in Aberdeen with the prospect of more to come, according to reports. The former Smithfield School site has been earmarked for 99 units and Manor Walk for 80.
Roy Stirrat Link Group chair (left) and Cllr Cammy Day City of Edinburgh Council housing convenor Link Group Ltd’s new affordable housing development at Shortbread Court, Granton has been officially opened by the City of Edinburgh Council’s housing convener, councillor Cammy Day.
The former health centre in Forres is to be demolished to make way for council housing after Moray Council purchased the site from NHS Grampian. As part of the conditions of sale, carried out with the help of funding from the Scottish Government, the council is required to demolish the existing buil
Provost Joan Sturgeon joins guests and Woodland Primary School's 'Eco Committee' at official opening of John Galt housing development North Ayrshire Council’s largest ever affordable housing development has been formally opened by Provost Joan Sturgeon.
David Ross Plans for a £1 billion City Deal involving six local authorities has moved a step closer following a £275,000 investment by Fife Council.
Juliette Duff (left) with fellow ng homes apprentices Joseph Amouzou and Iona Wilson A national two-day challenge for housing apprentices will kick off today.
Bellrock Close A £6.7 million housing complex in Glasgow has been shortlisted for the prestigious Saltire Society Housing Design Awards.
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.
Cllr Dave Doogan Perth & Kinross Council housing tenants can now use a smartphone app to pay their rent hassle-free, anywhere and anytime.
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
(from left to right) Michelle Flynn, Clacks Council, community & tenant participation co-ordinator; Julie Watson, Kingdom Housing Association senior development services officer; Josie Clark, Delph Pond Forum; Muriel Lockerbie, Delph Pond Forum; Christine Calder - (cutting the ribbon), Delph Pon
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
Report: The Smith Commission and beyond: the devolution of housing benefit to the Scottish Parliament
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
Lord Kerslake David Cameron’s pledge to offer a right to buy to all housing-association tenants has been questioned by housing lawyers and a former civil service chief.