House prices in Scotland have continued to fall with the price balance now at its lowest outside of lockdowns in over 10 years, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.
East Lothian Council’s Cabinet has given the go-ahead for public consultation to begin on a new Local Housing Strategy (LHS) for 2024-29. Each local authority in Scotland has a statutory duty to prepare a Local Housing Strategy for their area, supported by an assessment of need and demand of h
Scotland’s care homes sector is facing an uncertain future due to mounting financial and operational pressures, including shortfalls in local authority funding, with further closures and a contraction in capacity likely, an insolvency expert is warning. Around 1,050 care homes in Scotland with
The Highland Council has been awarded Scottish Government grant funding to deliver the Energy Efficient Scotland: Area Based Scheme (EES:ABS) programme for the 11th consecutive year. The EES:ABS programme is fully funded by the Scottish Government and offers eligible Highland residents grant funding
Energy suppliers have been banned from forcibly installing prepayment meters for people over 75 with no support in their house and homes with children aged under 2, thanks to new protections put in place by Ofgem. The energy regulator has today confirmed that the Code of Practice for the involuntary
Fife Council has committed to further investment in fire safety at two high-rise blocks of flats following the findings of a new report. Consultants commissioned by the council to evaluate work by contractors carrying improvement works to fire stopping at Swan and Memorial Court in Methil have made
Rewarding careers in housing was the focus of Elderpark Housing after it went back to school to mark Scottish Housing Day. This year’s Scottish Housing Day is focusing firmly on rewarding careers in housing. So it was entirely fitting that staff from Elderpark took that message into the classr