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Quality and customer care investment hits profits at Persimmon

Housebuilder Persimmon has reported a dip in profits as a focus on improving its quality of homes and services saw a decrease in the number of homes sold.

Published 20 August 2019

North Lanarkshire Council urges tenants to undertake housing survey

North Lanarkshire Council has asked tenants to participate in a survey to voice their priorities for housing and how they would shape future services.

Published 20 August 2019

West Dunbartonshire budget consultation will give residents more say on public spending

West Dunbartonshire Council has established a new budget consultation to allow residents to have more say in how their money is spent. 

Published 20 August 2019

Stamp Duty Land Tax changes 'won't address housing market issues'

Proposed changes to stamp duty land tax rates and ways of charging will not address housing issues and could make things worse, a property management firm has argued. 

Published 20 August 2019

Glasgow City Council threatened with court action over homelessness failures

Shelter Scotland has threatened to take Glasgow City Council to court unless over what the charity describes as ‘gatekeeping’ and systemic failures within the city’s homelessness services.

Published 19 August 2019

Home Group to deliver 240 homes at Glasgow’s Meat Market

Home Group in Scotland has been chosen to lead the redevelopment of the original Glasgow Meat Market.

Published 19 August 2019

Derelict Cowlairs site earmarked for around 800 new homes

Proposals for more than 800 homes have been included in a masterplan for the transformation of Cowlairs in north Glasgow into a “growing, green and healthy neighbourhood”.

Published 19 August 2019

Plans to tackle derelict land published

The steps needed to bring land back into productive use and prevent future sites from being abandoned have been published in a new report.

Published 19 August 2019

Regulator's second National Panel report explores people's experiences of homelessness services

A new report from the Scottish Housing Regulator has provided an insight into people's experiences of using homelessness services.

Published 19 August 2019

Hillcrest showcases positive side of drug and alcohol recovery

Hillcrest Futures held an event to showcase recovery and well-being activities on offer across Dundee to help alleviate the city’s high number of drug related deaths.

Published 19 August 2019

Housing minister welcomed to new Borders site

The sun shone to greet minister for local government & housing, Kevin Stewart MSP, to Trust Housing’s new Extra Care development in Duns.

Published 19 August 2019

Aberdeen planners approve proposals for almost 120 homes at two sites

Plans to build almost 120 new homes across two developments have been conditionally approved by Aberdeen City Council.

Published 19 August 2019

New housing proposals outlined for former RBS New Town site

Revised plans are in the pipeline for a new neighbourhood on the site of the former Royal Bank of Scotland offices in Edinburgh’s New Town.

Published 19 August 2019

Green light for homes on Dundee golf course

Plans to build 76 new homes on a Dundee golf course have been waved through by councillors.

Published 19 August 2019

Kingdom Housing Association expands development activity in Perthshire

Kingdom Housing Association has unveiled a new development of 26 houses, the first phase of a £7.1 million 50-unit project on the outskirts of Rattray in Perthshire and Kingdom’s first project in the Blairgowrie area.

Published 16 August 2019