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Aberdeen grants official approval for city centre block of flats

CALA Homes (North) has received final planning approval to build a block of 32 flats in Aberdeen city centre.

Published 10 May 2021

Meet Catherine Hall, CIH Scotland’s new policy and practice officer

CIH Scotland’s new policy and practice officer Catherine Hall details her journey to working in Scotland's housing sector and her passion for environmental law.

Published 10 May 2021

Generation Rent to help build new consultation process for Dundee private renters

Tenant activist group Generation Rent has teamed up with Dundee City Council to launch a new programme of private renter engagement in the city.

Published 10 May 2021

West Dunbartonshire Council launches consultation on future of Clydebank flats

West Dunbartonshire Council has launched a consultation to seek feedback on future options for the Brunswick House, Montreal House and Quebec House developments in Clydebank.

Published 10 May 2021

Fife Council receives plans for 160 homes in Cairneyhill

Plans to build 160 new homes in Cairneyhill, located on land south of Pitdinnie Farm, have now been submitted to Fife Council.

Published 10 May 2021

Plans submitted for homeless hostel in Fife

Plans to convert a Fife hotel into a hostel for people affected by homelessness and substance misuse have been submitted to Fife Council.

Published 10 May 2021

Alan Long: The housing sector needs to take scrutiny more seriously

Following the report from the independent scrutiny board on Mears’ performance as a housing provider, executive director Alan Long discusses why the housing sector should be taking scrutiny more seriously.

Published 10 May 2021

Flats plan submitted for West Glasgow

Fairbright Homes Ltd has submitted plans to Glasgow City Council to build flats at a site on Fulton Street in Anniesland.

Published 10 May 2021

Social Investment Scotland appoints Louisa Macdonell to board of directors

Responsible finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed Louisa Macdonell to its board of directors.

Published 10 May 2021

Link Housing chief executive June Green prepares for swansong

After 43-years championing decent housing as a basic right and making a positive difference to people’s lives, Link Housing chief executive June Green is looking forward to settling into a creative and musical retirement later this year.

Published 7 May 2021

Bonhill site earmarked for innovative Passivhaus development

A future housing development site in Bonhill has been chosen by West Dunbartonshire Council for a new pilot scheme of Passivhaus energy efficient homes.

Published 7 May 2021

Affordable homes granted planning permission on Colonsay 

Planning permission has been granted for an initial phase of nine affordable homes on Colonsay, prioritising the need for long-term residential homes on the island.

Published 7 May 2021

SFHA vows to make case for social housing sector investment

With counting under way for the Scottish Parliament election today, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has said it will continue to make the case for investment in the social housing sector, holding the next Scottish Government to account regarding its members’ priorities no matter the outcome of the vote.

Published 7 May 2021

Queens Cross helps to address child poverty and homelessness

A new project aimed at helping young parents manage their home and reducing child poverty is helping young families in north west Glasgow.

Published 7 May 2021

Kingdom Housing Association relieves pressure for those most in need

Kingdom Housing Association has teamed up with Energy Action Scotland and local food poverty organisation EATS Rosyth to provide a low-cost alternative to cooking at home for tenants struggling with their fuel bills.

Published 7 May 2021