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Hillcrest Futures launches campaign to keep people warm this winter

Hillcrest Futures is urging people and companies to ditch the Christmas cards this year and instead use their money for a more charitable cause.

Published 28 November 2019

Lawyers who took on Serco and its lock-change evictions programme win at Herald Law Awards

A collaboration of lawyers who took on a multi-billion-pound national services company to defend the rights to a home for more than 300 highly vulnerable asylum seekers has won the Judges Award at The Herald’s 2019 Law Awards of Scotland.

Published 28 November 2019

Mears to deliver housing development for North Lanarkshire Council

Development specialist Mears New Homes has won a new contract with North Lanarkshire Council.

Published 28 November 2019

New chief executive appointed at Argyll and Bute Council

Argyll and Bute Council’s executive director for development and infrastructure services Pippa Milne has been appointed as the local authority’s new chief executive.

Published 28 November 2019

Total Homes Co-operative donates nearly 1,000 Christmas gifts

A reuse social enterprise has donated just fewer than 1,000 Christmas gifts to a number of worthy organisations in Glasgow.

Published 28 November 2019

England: National Housing Federation appoints new executive direct of public impact

Rhys Moore has been appointed as executive director of public impact at the National Housing Federation.

Published 28 November 2019

CALA Homes submits revised plans for Aberdeen city centre apartments

CALA Homes (North) has submitted a fresh proposal for a development of flats in Aberdeen city centre.

Published 28 November 2019

Kingdom Housing Association wins coveted Green Apple Award

At the Palace of Westminster on Monday attention switched from the green benches of the main chamber to the announcement of the Green Apple Awards as Kingdom Housing Association scooped an award in recognition of its ongoing commitment to sustainability.

Published 27 November 2019

South Lanarkshire Council 'on track' to deliver 1,000 new homes by 2021

South Lanarkshire Council has reached the halfway point in its commitment to deliver 1,000 new council homes.

Published 27 November 2019

Charity launches new guidance to support homeless people and their pets

The vital role dogs can play in the lives of people who are homeless – including providing companionship and a reason to exercise – is being recognised in new guidance on how landlords and local authority offices respond to homeless people and their pets.

Published 27 November 2019

Regulator publishes new guide for tenants and service users

The Scottish Housing Regulator has published a short guide to help tenants and service users find out more about its work.

Published 27 November 2019

Discretionary Housing Payment awards reach £59m over six months

Local authorities in Scotland made 99,910 awards under the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) scheme during the period 1 April to 30 September 2019, new figures have shown.

Published 27 November 2019

North Lanarkshire Council to simplify rent calculation system

North Lanarkshire Council is to reduce the number of rent variations from 192 to 56 after plans were agreed at a meeting of its communities and housing committee.

Published 27 November 2019

Uist and Barra Housing Group hosts housing seminar

A major housing seminar looking at innovative ways of increasing housing opportunities in Uist and Barra took place earlier this month in the Dark Island Hotel.

Published 27 November 2019

Workforce in Scotland survey: who are working on the frontline of homelessness?

Homeless Action Scotland is conducting a survey to find out more about the workforce providing services to people experiencing homelessness.

Published 27 November 2019