David Orr Britain’s private rents are the highest in Europe, take up the biggest chunk of people’s salaries and are among the least secure, according to new analysis by the National Housing Federation.
Alex Neil discussing the issues with the North East Tenants As a key part of an initiative recently launched by the Scottish Government, people across Scotland are being asked to take part in a national discussion about how the country can be a fairer and more equal place to live.
By Jonathan Henson, Savills head of rural in Scotland The Land Reform Bill, published in the Scottish Parliament this week, is a punctuation point in landownership history, with the proposed Bill being a starting point for further reforms. It establishes a Land Commission whose remit is to deliver a
The amount of money that Argyll and Bute Council will need to save over the next few years is less than it had previously expected, the council has said. The local authority’s savings targets have been reduced to between £21.7 million and £26m, following updated budget estimates. This means a sa
Left to right: Nicky Donaldson, chief executive of Fife Housing Association; Councillor Judy Hamilton, executive spokesperson for housing and building services; Anne Dickie, chair of Fife Housing Register and John Mills, Head of Housing Housing association tenants in Fife can now swap homes with loc
Award winner Nick Halls (left) with SHARE chair Paul McShane Milnbank Housing Association management committee member Nick Halls has been named as the SHARE Committee Learner of the Year for the second occasion.
Left to right: Lovell regional director Alan Taylor; Archie McDermid, site manager for the Little Boghead project; Derek Brown, site manager for the kitchen and bathroom replacement programme for Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership and Lovell regional health, safety and environmental manager W
A new partnership responsible for health and social care provision across West Dunbartonshire will be established on July 1. The West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership Board brings together representatives from the West Dunbartonshire Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and
Tenants and staff at Bield retirement housing developments in West Lothian and Selkirk have been celebrating the important role of volunteers by dedicating time completely to them. Mosside Court in Blackburn and Mungo Park Court in Selkirk held celebratory events to honour their volunteers and to re
The application period for Scotland’s leading environmental award scheme is drawing to a close and Scottish housing businesses are encouraged to enter their green credentials for a chance to join the country’s list of sustainable champions. All entries for this year’s VIBES Awards, which recog
Young people face considerable challenges navigating the housing market, with those on low and insecure incomes vulnerable and at potential risk of homelessness, according to a new report from the University of St Andrews published today. “Housing Generation Rent - What are the Challenges for Hous