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NHT to deliver almost 900 homes for Edinburgh

Almost 900 Edinburgh affordable homes for rent are to be delivered by the National Housing Trust initiative (NHT), social justice secretary Alex Neil revealed today.

Published 14 January 2016

Green light for 400 new build-to-rent homes in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council has granted planning consent for plans to build up to 400 new homes at Fountainbridge, according to developers.

Published 14 January 2016

Councils routinely failing to oversee effective capital investment, warns watchdog

The Accounts Commission has urged Scotland’s local authorities to further improve the way they manage major projects like schools, roads, housing and flood prevention.

Published 14 January 2016

Care and Repair Scotland appoints Lochaber chief executive as new chair

The chief executive of Lochaber Housing Association has been appointed as the new chair of Care and Repair Scotland.

Published 14 January 2016

Port of Leith Housing Association opens new development of over 40 homes

The latest development by Port of Leith Housing Association (PoLHA) and its subsidiary company Persevere Developments Limited (PDL) was officially opened by Malcolm Chisholm MSP this week.

Published 14 January 2016

Barratt Developments unveils plans for over 1,400 new Scottish homes

Housebuilder Barratt Developments has announced plans to open 14 new sites creating 1420 new homes across Scotland.

Published 14 January 2016

Plan for public register of land ownership to improve transparency

The Scottish Government is to amend the Land Reform Bill to establish a public register of who owns land in Scotland.

Published 14 January 2016

Architect in the Hoose scheme to run for whole of 2016

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has once again launched Architect in the Hoose to help homeowners and raise money for the Architects Benevolent Society (ABS).

Published 14 January 2016

Scottish Government urged to reverse fuel poverty budget cut

The Existing Homes Alliance has called on the Scottish Government to reverse its decision to cut the fuel poverty/energy efficiency budget.

Published 13 January 2016

Hebridean Housing Partnership begins next phase of house building programme

Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has begun the next phase of its housing development programme with work starting on 34 houses across three sites in Lewis.

Published 13 January 2016

Ten out of ten for Fife Works construction training course

Ten unemployed Fife youngsters have begun careers in the construction industry thanks to a course by Fife Works, the employability training project run by Kingdom Housing Association.

Published 13 January 2016

Hawthorn Housing Co-op launches smartphone app

Hawthorn Housing Co-operative has released a smartphone app for tenants to pay rent, report a repair and find out information about what is happening in their area.

Published 13 January 2016

Moray Council to consider raising council tax

Moray Council could become the first Scottish local authority to break the eight year council tax freeze.

Published 13 January 2016

Clyde Valley Housing Association secures £30m to support property development

Clyde Valley Housing Association (CVHA) has secured a new funding facility of £30 million to support the development of more than 500 new homes in central Scotland over the next five years.

Published 13 January 2016