Mrs Burgess with George Adam MSP at the GWSF conference The Scottish Government has announced a new three year scheme to help low income owner-occupiers carry out essential repairs and energy efficiency improvements to their homes.
Working families moving onto Universal Credit could become ‘second class savers’, with any money put aside potentially counting against their benefit entitlement, according to a new report published today by the independent think-tank the Resolution Foundation. Making it work – the final repor
The first houses built for mid-market rent are set to be handed over to Aberdeenshire Council by the end of this month, councillors have been informed. The first development of 12 houses in Westhill is nearly finished with a further 12 being completed by the end of August.
(left to right) Michael Graham, Richard Park and Cllr Cammy Day Construction work has begun on a major project to build Edinburgh’s latest new, fit for purpose care home as part of continued investment in services for older people.
A major new development in the heart of Stirling’s city centre was visited last week by minister for housing and welfare Margaret Burgess. Stirling Council has invested £6 million at the development in Goosecroft Road, which will include 53 affordable housing apartments and three retail units, th
Henry McLeish, patron of PAS, Nicola Barclay, director of planning, Homes for Scotland, Petra Biberbach, chief executive of PAS, Dr Deborah Benson and Dan Macdonald, chairman of Macdonald Estates A charitable trust which will help young people across Scotland engage more positively with the places t
Over 20 volunteers descended on Kelburn in Port Glasgow recently with litter pickers, garden tools and plenty of enthusiasm to lend a hand as part of a community-led clean-up campaign. The project, organised by the Kelburn Action Group, was supported by employees from affordable housing contractor W
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New controls over private sector rents would price visitors out of staying in Edinburgh during the festivals, letting agents have claimed. David Alexander, managing director of DJ Alexander, said he fears fewer flats would be available for short-term rent under proposals drawn up by the Scottish Gov
The Scottish Public Health Network has published a report aimed at restoring the Public Health response to homelessness and health in Scotland. Produced by Katy Hetherington, programme manager, NHS Health Scotland and Neil Hamlet, consultant in public health medicine, NHS Fife, the report brings tog
(left to right) Gail Nicoll, Abertay HA, Sandra Fagan, Home Scotland, Jillian Prebish, Sanctuary Scotland, Dawn Balfour, Caledonia HA Four Dundee housing associations have developed a new partnership which aims to provide support to older people across the city to live safe and well at home.