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New poverty commission role for Queens Cross chief executive

Queens Cross Housing Association chief executive Shona Stephen has been appointed as one of eight new commissioners by the new Poverty and Inequalities Commission.

Published 16 August 2019

Car-free flats proposed near Partick Expressway

Plans have been unveiled for a development of 48 new homes in Partick.

Published 16 August 2019

Innovative battery technology ensures warmer council homes in Stirling

Stirling Council’s investment in innovative new technology to ensure warmer, greener and more energy-efficient local authority homes has been praised by the Scottish Government.

Published 16 August 2019

Ore Valley launches revamped website and tenant portal

Ore Valley Housing Association has updated its tenant portal and website to offer tenants a one-stop place to organise and access all tenancy related services. 

Published 16 August 2019

Sun shines on Muirhouse gala day

Crowds soaked up the summer vibes at Muirhouse Housing Association's Gala Day when the community came together for an afternoon packed full of fun for all the family.

Published 16 August 2019

Glasgow event to showcase forgotten suffragists who tackled UK housing crisis

The forgotten suffragists who took on the UK's housing crisis around the First World War are to be discussed at a free event this month at Glasgow Women's Library.

Published 16 August 2019

Ypeople to host annual charity golf day

A charity which provides support to vulnerable groups, homeless help and youth services will host its 9th annual charity golf event later this month to fundraise for special projects and events that take place throughout the year.

Published 16 August 2019

Caroline Kennedy: Scottish Child Payment must be flexible to keep families afloat

Caroline Kennedy, a member of the Poverty Truth Community based in Glasgow and former member of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Commission, reflects on how the new Scottish Child Payment could make a difference to the lives of children in Scotland.

Published 16 August 2019

UK: CIH partners with Welsh Government to increase scale of council housebuilding

The Welsh Government is to team up with the Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru (CIH Cymru) in a new partnership which aims to increase the scale of council housebuilding.

Published 16 August 2019

Highland community asset transfers approved by councillors

Four Highland communities in Sutherland, Caithness, Ross and Cromarty and Lochaber have had their requests for land and buildings to be leased or transferred over to them approved by the local authority.

Published 16 August 2019

Housing association warns Skye tenants over sub-letting homes to tourists

Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association is warning its tenants on Skye against sub-letting their homes amid increasing tourist visits to the island and the soaring use of short-term letting.

Published 15 August 2019

Cadder requested to keep Regulator updated on governance improvement plan

The Scottish Housing Regulator has updated its regulation plan for Cadder Housing Association as the landlord works to improve its governance.

Published 15 August 2019

Edinburgh reconvenes homelessness task force to address rough sleeping

The City of Edinburgh Council’s homelessness task force will reconvene today to address how city-wide services can best help some of the most vulnerable people in Edinburgh, including those who are rough sleeping.

Published 15 August 2019

SFHA challenges welfare secretary to address major social security concerns

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has challenged parliamentary under-secretary of state for welfare delivery Will Quince MP to address the “major concerns” it has regarding social security delivery.

Published 15 August 2019

Fantastic five complete apprenticeships with Waverley

The old adage that ‘time flies when you’re having fun’ has never been truer than for an excellent crop of young apprentices who joined Waverley Housing in 2015 on the first step toward their chosen careers.

Published 15 August 2019