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Paisley Housing Association receives positive feedback in customer service survey

Paisley Housing Association has been given a significant endorsement by its tenants in its latest customer opinion survey.

Published 10 October 2019

Scottish Government's £3m green investment programme opens

Projects which aim to help Scotland transition to a net-zero emissions economy by 2045 can now apply to be included in a new green investment programme.

Published 10 October 2019

More funding unveiled to combat homelessness this winter

Homelessness is being targeted with £164,000 in extra funding this winter from the Scottish Government.

Published 10 October 2019

Research reveals how derelict sites contribute to perceptions of urban decline

Derelict sites can have a detrimental impact on a community’s health, environment, economy and social cohesion, a new Scottish Land Commission research report has found.

Published 10 October 2019

Scotland's National Islands Plan addresses housing and fuel poverty problems

The Scottish Government has released its proposed National Islands Plan which provides a framework for action to improve housing and mitigate fuel poverty in Scotland's island communities.

Published 10 October 2019

Jennifer Jack: Knocking on the door of the empty homes conundrum at COSLA conference

Harper Macleod’s Jennifer Jack discusses the COSLA conference taking place in St Andrews this week and the powers local authorities have to get empty homes back into use.

Published 10 October 2019

Scottish Government announces £3m action plan to tackle challenges in Gypsy/Traveller community

The Scottish Government has launched a £3 million action plan to tackle the discrimination and challenges faced by the Gypsy/Traveller community.

Published 10 October 2019

Adoption of Scottish planning policy in local development plans assessed in new research

New research into how effective the existing Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) policies are in influencing the preparation of local development plans and determining planning applications has been published by the Scottish Government.

Published 10 October 2019

Dr Jamie Stewart: When are smart meters not smart enough?

Dr Jamie Stewart, energy policy manager at Citizens Advice Scotland, discusses why the mass installation of smart meters in homes should be stalled.

Published 10 October 2019

James Gibb Property Management expands into Dundee

James Gibb Property Management Ltd has acquired the factoring division of Graham and Sibbald, one of Scotland’s premier chartered surveyors and property consultants, expanding its business into Dundee.

Published 10 October 2019

Edinburgh Tenants Federation supports Challenge Poverty Week

Representatives from Edinburgh Tenants Federation (ETF) supported Challenge Poverty Week by coming together for an afternoon tea.

Published 10 October 2019

Scottish Charity Regulator appoints Maureen Mallon as new CEO

The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) has appointed Maureen Mallon as its new chief executive.

Published 10 October 2019

Lindsay Wake appointed Social Investment Scotland's first head of impact

Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed Lindsay Wake as its first ever head of impact.

Published 10 October 2019

CALA Homes team carries out community clean-up

Staff members from CALA Homes (West) have carried out a community clean up around a new housing development in Erskine.

Published 10 October 2019

Mark Griffiths steps up to chair role at Rural Stirling Housing Association

Rural Stirling Housing Association has announced the appointment of its new chair.

Published 9 October 2019