FES FM and Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) have been voted the joint winners of the Premises and Facilities Management (PFM) Award for Partners in Expert Services – Property Management 2015 at the PFM Awards ceremony in London.
Cllr Douglas Reid, Leader of the Council Seventy-three homes in Gatehead and 100 homes in Stewarton are warmer and more energy efficient after the Council carried out a large scale housing improvement programme.
More than 400 tenants and staff from all over Scotland gathered at St Andrew's Fairmount Hotel over weekend for an awards ceremony and two days of learning and building contacts. Barney MacKay, TPAS Scotland chairperson, said: "Tenants, customers, staff and landlords deserve applause for their achie
River Clyde Homes is organising beat-the-blues winter parties for its ‘more mature’ customers to cheer up the over 75's during the long dark days. For the past two years River Clyde Homes has ran campaigns to support elderly customers over the cold winter months. These have included winter help
SELECT, the campaigning trade body for Scotland's electrical sector, has urged private landlords to remember that five-yearly electrical checks will become mandatory from 1 December 2015. The issue of electrical safety has been an important topic for landlords since Scottish Government statistics ha
Eight out of ten rented accommodation tenants in England and Wales want a tenancy agreement lasting one year or less, according to a major study conducted by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS). 39,855 tenants whose deposits are protected by the DPS responded to the survey, with 80.1 per cent sayin
This is the question that a group of housing associations have been getting to grips with since June, following the HouseMark Scotland VFM Club meeting that month. Kevin Scarlett, CEO at River Clyde Homes and Jason MacGilp, CEO at Cairn Housing Association have been leading the group’s discussions
Cllr Cammy Day The City of Edinburgh Council has set out plans to build 8,000 homes in an attempt to address the shortage of affordable housing and tackle the impact of soaring housing costs in the private sector.
Thirty-one new affordable homes are to be built in Castlehill after the move was given the green light by West Dunbartonshire Council. The project will be built on land at Carrick Terrace and Hawthornhill Road, which will be transferred to Cube Housing Association as part of the council’s strategi
Melville Housing spent £1.2 million on major improvements to customers’ homes over the past year, a 13 per cent increase on the previous 12 months, a new report has revealed. The Midlothian social landlord has released its annual Tenants Report, which updates customers on Melville’s most recent
Hanover Scotland has successfully achieved Investors in Diversity Stage 2 re-accreditation. The IiD standard is given to organisations that demonstrate cultural improvements around openness, understanding and acceptance of all people it works with. It aims to transform practices and behaviours by pr